DIY Felt Flower Buttonholes

No felt flower wedding would be complete without enforcing every member of the bridal party to wear your handicrafts! Buttonholes are super simple to make and I think they look fab! What you need Floristry tape Two felt leaves in different greens Two – three felt buds Lucky clover Wire cutters Badge pins Layout First…

DIY Felt Flower Crown

More Wedding DIY! This time my felt flower crown, which if I am completely honest I was dreading creating as 1. I have never made one before and 2. What if it looked a total disaster and I had to rethink my entire look for the day? So I overcame the silly thinking (see my…

How to make a Hand Fasting Ribbon (or braid six ribbons)

As you all know, I am getting married soon.  In 64 days in fact, that’s nine weeks and counting. There is still A LOT TO DO! But, at least the handfasting ribbon has been made, hurrah! And, being the kind giving person I am, I thought I’d make a little tutorial for any of you…

Happy St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Felt Tutorial

As we celebrate the irish, why not make some shamrock or four leaf clover for luck? I have made these for my wedding bouquets and button holes to add some wedding day luck and thought they were an appropriate felty thing to share on this Irish of Irish days! To make them you need: 4…

Wildflower Tutorial using Waste Felt

When making flowers out of felt, we use all kinds of shapes and all different sizes.  So out of the corners of waste felt you can make petals and stamen. Waste not want not After cutting shapes out of felt you are inevitably left with corners and seemingly unusable bits and pieces.  Don’t throw them…

Felt Flower Crafting – Tools

Before you embark on making any flowers from felt it is essential to have all the right tools. I have found myself stuck mid-flow because I realised I wanted to make a type of flower and didn’t have the right bits so to speak! As well as investing in good quality felt (see my intro…

Felt Flower Making – An Introduction

I love playing with felt, I always have and when I started planning my wedding I realised it made total sense to make all my flowers out of felt as a way of getting back into my favourite crafting. No-one warned me how crazy I was! Which is lucky really otherwise I would not have…

Welcome to my world!

What is this all about I hear you ask? Well, this blog is about stuff and things mostly.  Things like recipes for great quick and healthy eats, crafting with felt particularly making felt flowers, my cats, my love of coffee and hopefully things that will make you smile in this messy thing we call life. Also…

Petal / Leaf Stem Tutorial

Making your own flowers from felt, fabric or paper is incredibly rewarding if a little time consuming and to start with, daunting.  With very few tutorials out there I thought I would share a few of my own, starting with the simplest; petal or leaf stems. These are great fillers and can represent hollyhocks or…