https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30NNjEc32v4 Ok, it might not be "great" but it sure was a lot of fun! Taragh rounded up a table of random crafty goodies and some of our fabulous new stock and Taragh, Julie and Kris were sent forth to create. We each had an hour and a half. Here are our results. Julie: Julie … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge!
1: Begin by stamping your fabric. I used normal acrylic paint in "Forest Green" here since this won't be washed but you can use fabric paint. Using a dry brush lightly coat your stamp. Do this every-time you make a new impression. 2: Cut circles out of your fabrics slightly bigger than your corkboard. 3. … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Mini Notice Boards
Tip: When cutting foam tape, use a craft knife. It is much easier than scissors and it doesn't gum up the edges. Tip: When measuring the frame, measure the inside or your pieces might be too big and stop the back going on. 1: Paint your frame. I used Plus Acrylic in "Dusty Blue". 2: … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge – Mixed Media Frame
Ok, it might not be "great" but it sure was a lot of fun! Taragh rounded up a table of random crafty goodies and some of our fabulous new stock and Taragh, Julie and Kris were sent forth to create. We each had an hour and a half. Here are our results. Taragh: I am … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge -Mixed Media Heart
We are so excited about Yarn Shop Day 2019. We have loads of treats and fun activities planned for our lovely customers on Saturday 27th April. For those of you unfamiliar with Yarn Shop Day, It is a yearly event where bricks and mortar yarn shops celebrate with loads of exciting activities, giveaways, goodies, and … Continue reading Yarn Shop Day | Sat 27th April
To help you keep the kids busy this Easter we’re launching our Kid’s Easter Craft Challenge. We’ve five craft ideas for your kids to do over the Easter holidays and when they have completed the challenge each child gets a FREE lucky bag and their picture on our Facebook page! Spend €15 in the shop … Continue reading Kid’s Easter Craft Challenge – FREE Lucky Bags!
Previously we made an apron from the legs of your jeans and now we will use the front, top. Existing pockets will be used, and embellishments added to personalise. How To Cut The Jeans: (Note –‘yellow stitching’ refers to the existing stitches which your jeans come with.)-Cut front of legs off above the knees –(allow … Continue reading Upcycle Jeans Make an Apron 2
We are hopping egg-cited about our upcoming Crafty Easter Camp. We have lots of fun projects planned, the music playlist is being perfected and we are limbering up for some dancing! Book one or more days Boys & girls 5-10yrs 3 crafts every day Fully supervised Games & music & colouring Children should bring a … Continue reading Easter Craft Days, YAY!
This oven glove has a lovely gingham lining and thermal battling will be used to reduce heat and save your hands. Summer is just around the corner and any man would be happy toting this over the bbq too. We put in a loop to hang and magnets if you want to hang it off … Continue reading Upcycle Jeans and Make an Oven Glove
This is the first of three projects made from a single pair of jeans. Today we are going to learn how to make an apron from the legs of your jeans. Upcycling is such a brilliant way of getting use out of something that doesn't work for you anymore, not to mention keeping them out … Continue reading Upcycle Jeans and Make an Apron