This is a very easy and practical way of using up old envelopes to create a notepad. Useful for writing shopping lists and phone messages. I would love to say this is my idea but I must be honest and admit to having seen similar elsewhere. I have one friend who creates wonderful works of… Continue reading Mini Makes – Envelope back notepad
Transform a dull, charity shop hat, into something a little more on trend with just some wool and a pom pom maker. If you don't have a pom pom maker then cut two disks of card and make it the old fashioned way. You will need Woollen hat, An odd ball of wool this could… Continue reading Mini Makes – Pom Pom Hat
When i was writing the book ' The shirt off his back' I removed the labels from the shirts before I started making projects. Some of the labels are beautiful and interesting so I decided to put them to good use by making covered buttons. The button kits can be easily purchased on line.
I have created mini makes as something to make immediately. Sometimes a transformation can be made with just a lick of paint or a bit of fabric wrapping. This is more to do with ingenuity than craftsmanship, it is a way of looking and thinking 'I know what I can do with that'. They are all … Continue reading Mini Makes – French Ash Tray Candle Holders