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Make a Tea Cosy

A Very Creative Tea Cosy
Now this is a bit different!

Make a Tea Cosy

If I told you that I was going to show you how to make a tea cosy, I am sure you would already be reaching for your knitting needles or crochet hook, but here is a very creative idea of how to make a tea cosy out of the waste items used by a teapot…. Tea Bags!

It is a wonderful idea and one you can easily follow along with if you watch the video on our website. the finished effect is almost leather like and can actually be used to cover any item, not just a tea pot. Watch the video below and have a go, I am sure you will love the finished project.

Tea Cosy Video

If the idea of recycling items for your next craft project is appealing to you, then you should take a look at our Recycled reborn DVD which is packed full of great ideas of how to recycle lots of different things to bring them back to life in a new form.

Inspired Recycled Reborn


New Arrivals & Special Offers
So many new things to see at great prices.


The Latest Arrivals section of our website is packed full of some wonderful new blocks and kits for you to take a look at. the kits in particular and lovely and are perfect as a gift for someone new to block printing as it has everything you need to get started on your block printing adventure!

Special Offers
If you are looking for great deals, then the Special Offers section is for you. We have put together some wonderful deals and offers that are very appealing. However, be warned, once they are gone they are gone as we don’t have many of each offer left, so act now to avoid disappointment.

Block Printing Sets

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You can now have a themed set of blocks that are presented in boxes along with fabric paint, scrubbing brushes, to clean your blocks, foam mats to place under your fabric and sponges. Different sets come with different craft supplies. See what block printing set suits you.

Colouricious Holidays
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colouricious textile holidays

We have had a bit of a run on holiday bookings this week, so if you are considering joining us on any of our trips later on this year, I would encourage you to reserve your place as soon as you can. Our trips to Jaipur and Rajasthan are particularly spectacular. We have been running these holidays for several years now and have honed them down to ensure that everybody has a great time and enjoys themselves. We have learnt the best places to go and the best times to go there. We know the best craft stalls to visit and how to get the very best deals if you decide you want to purchase something. These trips are really special and the messages we get back from people who have been on the trips in the past just reinforce this.


From Heather, Jaipur Trip 2013 “The highlights of the trip for me were the Bagru block printing workshop and the elephant ride – both had me feeling very emotional. Infact, the whole trip did – it exceeded all my hopes and expectations. The organisation was just fantastic and it was so special to be at the true heart of the textile industry in Jaipur. So much colour, vibrancy, inspiration, fun and truly life-enriching experiences. To anyone who goes to Jaipur – don’t miss the Observatory, a wonderful surprise. I even got to drive a tuk-tuk – scary but exhilarating! I will always be grateful to Jamie for making my dream of a textile trip to India come true.”

Dear Jamie and the whole team, just wanted to take a few moments to say thank you the holiday was more than I could have imagined in every way the hotels the transport the visits to cities and villages the range of textiles we saw, and those that we had the opportunity to try our hand at. I was speechless from day one (not true I had a lot to say) the sights the sounds and smells and nor forgetting the company of the group all of whom shared a common interest . Oh dear, it was all amazing and also life changing in so many ways, thank you all for your superb organisation and sharing your love of textiles and India……………….I will be back

If this tempts you, then come over to our website and book your place, we would love for you to join us!

Learn, Create, Be Happy!

kind regards
Jamie Malden
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Tea Cosy Pattern, fabric printing, easy sewing projects

Tea Cosy Pattern

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Tea cosy pattern to keep your cup of tea warm!
Here are some good examples of some tea cosy pattern’s you can make using our Colouricious printing blocks. There are also many beginner tea cosy sewing patterns available to buy if you fancied making your own.

tea-cosey-block-printing-pattern-art-craftTry printing your lining as well using our Colouricious fabric paints you can create a bright and exciting printed pattern.

Check out these instructions to make your own tea cosy

 Happy Block printing!

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