ART AND CRAFT

BOOKBINDING

I love notebooks! I have always kept a collection of favourites. I love looking at notebooks, buying note books, but I rarely use my favourites. I love them so much that I have learned how to make them… So now I teach Book Binding (and other craft and art skills). Nothing Read more…

Painted Pebbles
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PAINTED PEBBLES

These are fun to make with children. They can be used as paperweights, to decorate flower pots or window sills or just as they are in amongst decorations in shelves. YOU WILL NEED: Pebbles Paint (acrylic paints are good as they are waterproof) Paint brushes Water in a glass to Read more…

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CRAYON RUBBING

Another fun way to make marks with young children. We used foam letters to form words and then placed a piece of paper over. Rubbing crayons over the surface of the paper to reveal the word. We made these round crayons by recycling old bits of broken crayons here

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ZIPPED FELT POUCH

Here is a lovely sewing project that you can sew by hand, so it’s perfect if you don’t have a sewing machine. YOU WILL NEED: Thick felt Sewing needle Thread Zipper Scissors Template HERE is the template I made, feel free to use it. However, it is for a small zipper Read more…