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Rooftop Reindeer

‘T’was the week before Christmas (ish.) What could you make with cardboard, no storage, borrowed paint and a handful of volunteers? Turns …

Enchanted Forest of Books

This year, the Scholastic Autumn Book Fair theme was ‘Enchanted Forest’. I volunteered to decorate a section of the school library as …

Dia de los Muertos party

I love an opportunity to decorate for a party, and even more so if I get the chance to make the decorations …

Calavera headdresses

This season I have been busy making scores of headdresses for Dia de los Muertos, and led a craft session to teach …

Go Jetters Souvenir Selfie

Go Jetters was a great theme for a 4th birthday party! It is a lovely show on CBeebies in the UK about …

Raku Resistance

Another Raku vessel I decorated with wonderfully unpredictable craquelure slip. Fun experimenting with colour and resist techniques on the circular forms, using …

Pirate Booties, Arr

Ive been indulging in some crafting, with felt and embroidery! I constructed the booties from felt using a vintage Simplicity 1948 pattern …

Jolly Fabric Bunting Tutorial

Its a bit of an English tradition to break out the bunting for a happy occasion, so why not make your own in fabric as a keepsake? A jolly fabric bunting tutorial with lettering that you can use for a nursery or display on the mantelpiece to celebrate a holiday or changing seasons!