How to make covered buttons

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This is a lovely way to use up your scrap fabric and create wonderful small ways to customize your clothes and accessories. How to make covered buttons Covered button kits normally come in two types. You can buy them in all manner of sizes suitable for any sewing project. Metal ones normally have teeth to help pull the fabric tight …

Handmade butterfly Mothers day card – How to.

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I have received some lovely comments about my card making, so I thought I would share another design I created for my Mothers day card making course. It’s simple but effective perfect for anyone to start making cards. Handmade butterfly Mother’s day card – How to. To make the butterfly card. First fold an A5 card from cream card stock. …

Handmade Mother’s day heart keyring gift and gift box

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Here is another piece from my Mother’s day craft class I taught last week. A Handmade Mother’s day heart keyring gift and gift box. This is a smaller designed gift box and felt heart shaped key ring decorated with seed beads.  I topped my gift box with a paper rose which can be made simply by cutting a circle out of …

How to make a fabric flower bobby pin

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First cut 10 rough 4 cm squares from fabric of your choice. I would recommend that you use fabrics that won’t fray but that can also add to the charm of the piece. I chose to use some cotton and two colours of net.   Then fold in piece into quarters and cut a petal shape making sure to don’t cut across …