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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Embellish with Felt

Embellish with Felt

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Felt is a wonderful textile that is made by pressing, compacting and matting fabrics together. It is durable and easy to work with, and is often the first fabric that children encounter when they get a chance to do fabric crafting.

The possibilities of using felt in a textile crafting project are endless and each project can be as complex or simple as you want. From making a side-stitched purse to detailed flowers, felt is the fabric to use.

Colouricious has a Felt Craft page on its website which includes several videos on how to use felt in projects as well as embellishing to further your felting techniques.

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If you are interested in felt embellishing then we also have two super DVDs that covers all aspects of this craft. We are running a special offer at the moment that means that if you buy the Level 1 Embellishing DVD you will get the Level 2 DVD for free! To take advantage of this offer please use the link below.

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Christmas Tutorial

There can be no doubt that giving loved ones a hand made Christmas Card is the perfect thing to do, and if you are a crafter like us, then there really is no excuse for not going that extra mile.
We have an excellent video on our website that can show you one of the many ways to make your own Christmas Cards. You can watch it by clicking the video below.

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Ideas for Christmas

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Stamping Kits for Kids

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Gift Vouchers

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Stencils

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Silk Printing Kits


 

It’s Cold Outside

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I am sure it will not have escaped the notice of all of the UK members of the Colouricious Club that it has taken a decidedly turn for the colder in the last few days. It is when the days get colder that our minds inevitably turn towards holidays in warmer climates and what we are planning to do next year.

 

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Colouricious have a super itinerary of really exciting trips and tours organised throughout 2016 to locations all over India as well as Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Vietnam. Each holiday is a tailor made trip taking in all of the most important sights and experiences in the regions and countries we will be going to. If you are interested in coming with us on one of the holidays, please visit our website and choose the holiday that most appeals to you. Each one is distinctly different, but they will all give you days of enjoyment and memories that will last forever. But don’t take our word for it…

From Kaye :-
“Thank you so much for a wonderful trip it was more than I could have ever imagined. My mind is now able to take it all in & looking at all the wonderful photos everyone is putting up is jogging the memory!”

From Anne :-
Your zest for everything is infectious and inspirational … thank you for putting up with us all …

If this has tempted you, come on over to our website and pick your holiday of a lifetime. We can’t wait to see you!

Learn, Create, Be Happy!

kind regards
Jamie Malden
Colouricious
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Use some wonderful embroidery threads

Use some wonderful embroidery threads

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Using the right embroidery thread on your textile craft project can really make it stand out and look fabulous. There are so many different threads to choose from it is important you get the right colour and type of thread for your project.

Colouricious has a page on its website dedicated to embroidery threads covering many different types of threads including D Twist, Accent, Spaghetti, Mirage and Spotlite. We have videos for each of these threads explaining the best way to use them in a machine with the best settings to avoid snags or thread breakages. If you specialise in embroidery on your craft projects, this page is well worth a visit.

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We have a super DVD that covers lots of aspects of embroidery.Creative Free Embroidery with Gina Ferrari is an easy to follow DVD that covers lots of different stitches in clear and concise chapters. If you are interested in this DVD then you can find more details about it on our website where you can make your purchase.

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This is our first newsletter of December and in the tradition of the season, the rest of this newsletter is unashamedly very festive. We love Christmas and crafting offers us lots of different ways to make our Christmas very unique and we want to share some of them with you.


 

Christmas Tutorial

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Our newest tutorial is how to make a Christmas Bauble. This would be the perfect thing to do with children and it would be wonderful to be able to decorate your Christmas Tree entirely with hand made decorations. You can see this tutorials by clicking the link below.
How to a Christmas Bauble
If you have a particular tutorial you would like us to cover in more detail please contact us and let us know the tutorial you are looking for and we will do our best to get it uploaded and sorted out for you.


 

Ideas for Christmas

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Gift Vouchers

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Silk Painting Kit

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Gelli Plates

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DVDs


 

Christmas Wooden Blocks

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We have many wooden blocks with a Christmas theme to them. There are lots of different ways you can use them to really make your gifts, cards and wrapping paper totally unique. We have Christmas Trees, Snowflakes and even a Nativity Scene. You can also mix your blocks with some lovely Christmas Stencils to really add a special touch. Take a look at the Christmas blocks we have here.


 

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Learn, Create, Be Happy!

kind regards
Jamie Malden
Colouricious
PS We have a favour to ask of you ……
when you watch one of our you tube videos actually on the you tube site, and you have enjoyed it, please can you click on the thumbs up! Thank you!

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