Use an oblong piece of paper and turn it into a funnel shape. Attach a handle and you can hang it on someone’s door with flowers, blossom, and sweet smelling Lilac ..a happy awakening present to this beautiful month of May.
You can grow seeds in a jar, a carton or an egg box or even an egg shell! (You could also use grass seeds in the end of some tights to make a hairy funny head!)
This is a satisfying craft as it uses such nice material. It isn’t difficult if you follow this post. You can use a cane basket for Easter eggs or as a table display. I use 2.5 mm thick cane which you can order from craft shops online. You don’t need to use a wooden baseContinue reading “Cane basket making”
These little knitted projects are a wonderful preparation for Spring and Easter. I loved looking after chickens as a child as well a knitting. I have used wool from my parent’s sheep so this is truly holistic. You can buy hand spun wool and / or the kit to make these projects on Etsy fromContinue reading “How to make chickens and bunnies from a knitted square”
How to thread the cord through the bag
Simple sewing projects : a bag, an apron, a pillowcase and a washbag are examples of things you can make easily once you can sew by hand or with a sewing machine. You can use materials you like either new from a shop or favourite old clothes. How to make these simple sewing projects byContinue reading “Sewing a bag”
I hope this photo sequence will show you how to make this lovely little origami heart. (Guess what ?! It’s Valentines Day soon!) Here is the link to a more complicated heart for those who want something even more challenging!
Use size 3-4 needles and approximately 35 metres ( hand to chest or hand to elbow – 1m).Wind it round in 1m lengths. Cast on 34 stitches ..knit for 6 ribs (12 rows) plain knitting .Cast off 7 stitches loosely and knit to the end of the row and then cast off 7 stitches onContinue reading “Knit a lamb”