If you're a mother of a young daughter then I'm sure you'll know just how much they love to dress up.
Instead of buying another princess/fairy dress I decided to make one using the top of one of my daughter's old dresses, and fabric from her bedroom valance * which hadn't been used in about a year *.
What made this dress quite different is that I made an overlay - or apron - to wear over the dress. It was made out of pale pink silk…Continue
Added by Julie Lailvaux on December 30, 2010 at 18:27 — No Comments
For my first ‘proper’ blog I’d like to introduce you to my button charm bracelets. These came about because I inherited my Granny’s button collection when I was pregnant with my son. I could remember playing with her collection when I was a kid and being really taken by all…Continue
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I'd like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and hope that your enjoying the festive season maybe with a mince pie or two… or three!
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Unusual Christmas gifts by Silver Wire Designs http://www.silverwiredesigns.com Offering same day dispatch on over 1000 items right up until 23rd December with next day delivery.…Continue
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Hi I am laid up in bed with the mother of all virus coughing spluttering, pain, aches you name it, as I cant work I though I might finish a treasury that I started some time ago, so please take a look and leave a comment if it is to your liking. Happy attic weekendContinue
Added by Rose Glen on December 18, 2010 at 16:50 — No Comments
Let me try to explain ... Perhaps it is best to start with an image (above) of a finished piece made using this technique.
The texture on the surface of this drop pendant is achieved with reticulation. Essentially this involves repeated heating of…Continue
Added by Ana Benedicta on December 17, 2010 at 20:30 — No Comments
I've just started a new occasional series on the blog, called Artful Discoveries. The idea is to share some of the art (and craft) projects I come across on my travels, which I think are particularly good. The first is a project for making mini mosaic Christmas Tree decorations using recycled…Continue
Added by Artful Kid on December 15, 2010 at 22:02 — No Comments
Well, after weeks of planning, designing and good old sewing, I have come up with a range of pure silk lingerie. This is one of the camiknickers, or teddies, which I particularly like due to the contrast between the red and black-
More to see at…Continue
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Knob of the day - I have been running a feature on our twitter page (@merlinglass) which has become very popular. Each day I post a picture of one of our lovely knobs whether it be for doors, furniture, kitchens or cupboards.
Today we feature the frosted glass whirl cupboard knob. A customer ordered 20 x 42mm frosted whirl cupboard knobs for her custom built wardrobes.
These beautiful knobs really do add the…Continue
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Finally, a use for all those miscellaneous and entirely useless bits and pieces that seem to accumulate in any house....
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