Just to let you know that I’ve published a knitting class over on Skillshare, yay!
It’s aimed at absolute beginners, so even if you have never picked up knitting needles before, you will be able to follow along and knit your own tasselled scarf.
Click here to view the intro video and see if it appeals 🙂
Thanks to anyone who joins my class!
If you feel like knitting up a few lovely & cosy festive ornaments in the run-up to Crimbo, then look no further than these candy cane knits! I particularly like the idea of having a pipe cleaner inside so you can shape it 🙂
Paper mache is one of those crafts that is so cheap and simple to do that it’s often just used for kids crafts, but it can easily become something impressive if it’s used artistically, like with this charming boat 🙂
Find the free tutorial here.
As a knitter, I found this pumpkin pattern very intriguing because they are crocheted yet look like they have been knitted – I didn’t know you could do that!
You learn something every day 🙂
I love a velvet cushion anyway, but this one in particular has such a vintage-style elegance. So pretty!
Click here for the DIY.
Now Summer seems to be done with (sad face), I am looking forward to the next celebration; Halloween!
I found this awesome tutorial about how to (professionally) make vampire dentures.
Even though obviously only people with access to this kind of equipment can actually have a go themselves, I thought it was interesting to see the process.
I am already quite familiar because I trained as a dental technician, and I wish I’d made some fangs when I had the chance now! If you’re interested in this kind of thing, I also wrote an article here about how dental crowns are made.
Take a look at this tutorial to learn how to make your own statement garden display using the macrame technique.