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Embellishing | Dry Needle Felting – Learn How To

Embellishing workshop with Myfanwy Hart – Learn for yourself!

Embellishing is something fun and unique to each person. You can pick your own favourite colour yarn and co-ordination of colours to work well with the chosen felt as well. In this how to, Myfanwy Hart shows us a simple step-by-step guide on embellishing.

Taking the felt, you can choose your yarn and create a meshed-together surface. Getting more in tune with the machine is the first step. Improving your relationship with the sewing machine makes the embellishing process a lot smoother. With confidence comes great creativity!

Basic straight laid yarns is the foundation needed in order to progress your skills. The straight yarns look great too! Using colour and angles you can really bring it to life!

There are different types of yarn to use but in this example, Myfanwy is using pink wool. Always start in the middle as it’s easiest. When starting, be slow and consistent. This helps your yarned felt come out as you want it to best.

What can you do with this skill? As seen in the video, you can create funky covers for notebooks, sheets to decorate your home, clothes and much more. Jamie goes on to show how she turned a finished felt piece into a decorative addition to an old scarf. Amazing!

The more you work on the piece the more integrated and stronger it becomes!

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Rag doll – Handmade personalised dolls sewing ideas

Rag Dolls

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Rag dolls are great arts and crafts for the family. Block printing your own fabric for these rag dolls will make them extra special and unique. Personalise your fabric using our Colouricious wooden blocks. Our Colouricious fabric paints can also make the fabric bright and colourful! They are easy to use with a simple iron and can be washed at a 40 degrees wash!
Rather than buy your own sewing patterns just design your own pattern!
Check out the history of rag dolls!

Heart Garlands – home decor heart garland

Heart Garlands

heart-garlands-home-decor-garlandheart-garlands-printed-hearts-wall-art-ideasHeart garland’s can be easily made with some left over printed fabric. You can personalise them by selecting your favourite colours from out Colouricous fabric paints and printing with your most loved Colouricious wooden printing block.
You could make them as a gift and personalise names onto the hearts with our Colouricious alphabet wooden printing blocks
Alternatively we also sell heart shaped wooden printing blocks which can equally look as nice.

See why a heart traditionally symbolises love.

If you love art and crafts and looking for new ideas and blogs, supplies and inspiration, join our Colouricious Club a free weekly online news letter.

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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!

Card holder Patchwork block printed pattern

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Card holders are a great gift, its coming up to mothers day why don’t you get your sewing machine out and sew a present for your mother!
Using our Colouricious printing blocks and fabric paint you can create the perfect look for your card holder. You can get great online easy sewing patterns.

 

If you love art and crafts and looking for new ideas and blogs, supplies and inspiration, join our Colouricious Club a free weekly online news letter.

Wonderful benefits of joining :

  • 20% Discount on your first order
  • Early Announcements of new products, downloads and workshops
  • Exclusive Videos & Downloads of leading textile artists
  • FREE Access to members only forum for tip and ideas

Happy block printing!


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