Category Archives: Rags & Fabric

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Spooky Hand Print Top – Kids Crafts For Halloween

A very quick and simple way to upcycle an old top for Halloween.

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Sock Puppets – Kids Crafts For Halloween

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The kids love this old favourite and there is never a shortage of odd socks here! My ten year old made this witch puppet from one of her odd socks and a few bits from the craft cupboard. All held … Continue reading

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How to make a rag wreath – Upcycled Christmas Crafts

We decided to go for a rag wreath this Christmas to give a festive upcycled welcome to our visitors! We may even make some rag bunting to match if we can find time. We found this to be quite a … Continue reading

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Vintage Doily Cushion Pad Upcycle Project

A quick and easy upcycle that looks really effective. The simple addition of a vintage doily to this plain cushion pad completely transforms it into a beautiful decorative piece of homeware.

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Upcycling old jeans for summer

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My favourite jeans tend to wear out just when I start to really like them. I’m short, so they fray round the bottom of the legs, and sometimes the knee or inner thigh wears through. Rather than throw them out … Continue reading

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Getting started with patchwork – Sewing Basics

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Patchwork was one of my first crafts, I used to love helping a lovely friend of my Mum’s who made and sold beautiful hand stitched woodland animals, cushions and quilts around local craft fairs. She gave me a beautiful vintage … Continue reading

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Cardboard Tube Monster Shakers – Upcycling Kids Crafts

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There is lots of fun to be had with this upcycling crafty monster shaker kids project!

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How To Make Rag Bunting

Rag bunting is relatively quick to make and looks really lovely blowing in the breeze.

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Hanging Basket Liner Alternative

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I was gifted some old wire hanging baskets which I decided would be great for my tumbling tomatoes. Rather than buying liners I decided to use old fabric instead and I’m really pleased with the result.

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Christmas Crafts – Nana’s Snowmen Advents

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Time to dig out Nana’s home made Christmas snowmen! Once they are filled and on the window sill, it will really feel like Christmas is on it’s way.

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