Cute and Easy Knit Top for Teens Lockdown hasn’t been all bad – many of us have found time for new hobbies or relearned old ones. I took up knitting again and as I only know the most simple of steps – I can cast on, cast off, knit plain… Read More »Cute and Easy Knit Top for Teens
Arts and Crafts
Some ideas for creative projects as well as arts how-to posts for you and your family.
Here are four easy to knit scarves that all have a slightly different pattern. I would consider myself a beginner knitter although, in the 1990’s, I knitted a couple of jumpers which included cabling. That was long before I became a mother and I wasn’t so easily distracted. In the… Read More »Four Easy Knit Scarves
I just signed up for an online Digital Photography Course! When I was a Graphic Design student back in the early 90’s, one of our subjects we had to take was photography. I couldn’t have signed up for an online Digital Photography Course way back then because they didn’t exist,… Read More »I just signed up for an online Digital Photography Course!
How to make a Simple Fabric Hammock Making a hammock out of fabric is incredibly easy, in this post I explain how you can make a simple fabric hammock in less than an hour. It’s so simple that my old hammock which is over 16 years old was made for… Read More »How to make a Simple Fabric Hammock
Painting with Watercolours – Tips for Beginners Painting with watercolours is one of the trickiest mediums as watercolour paint is not at all forgiving! Because watercolour paint leaves a translucent layer, you can’t paint over mistakes. However, I believe that there are no such things as mistakes in art, only… Read More »Painting with Watercolours – Tips for Beginners
How to Make Fabric Bunting Bunting adds a real fun and festive feel to any celebration and if you make it out of fabric, it is durable and can be used again and again. I made this bunting for my sister’s house warming party recently, all 21 metres of it!… Read More »How to Make Fabric Bunting
I show how you can easily create different projects with your kids using a variety of media including oil pastels, chalk pastels, water colour, charcoal, poster paints, acrylic paints and fine liner or permanent marker.