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…

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 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…

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…