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25 Projects to make from short lengths of fabric By Susie Johns Photographer  Neal Grundy This is one in a series of fat quarter books. Fat quarters are handy pre-cut pieces of fabric 18 x 22ins (46 x 56cm) They are often used for quilted projects. Susie has previously written many different craft books including… Continue reading FAT QUARTER VINTAGE


Make your own colour block dipped art

I love the dipped effect, so when I was trying to find an interesting way to give old paintings and portraits a modern twist, dipping them seemed like the perfect project, making pretty much anything look like expensive quirky art. What you will need: Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint Rust-Oleum Metallic Gold Frames – photos or… Continue reading Make your own colour block dipped art


Make your very own lamp out of vintage mechano

I found an old box of my husband's Meccano pieces in the attic and thought the industrial vibe would transform into a great lamp. You can find bits of Meccano in second hand shops and on line or buy new from places such as Argos RRP from £9.99 You will need Turquoise flex and a… Continue reading Make your very own lamp out of vintage mechano