Author Archives: Janine Evans

Pointed Loop Bow Tutorial – Free Bow Making Instructions

Pointed Loop Bow Tutorial Model Title

This funky looking pointed loop bow tutorial looks impressive. Finding a tutorial on how to make it was another matter. A picture of this bow has been floating around Pinterest for some time but there does not seem to be any instructions around for it. I called it the Pointed Loop Bow as it seems […]

FOE Headband with Shabby Flowers Tutorial

FOE headband with Shabby Flowers

Make an adorable FOE headband with Shabby Flowers or any fabric flowers you have one hand. They are a delightful addition to any accessory stash. They are quick and easy to whip up and can be colour matched with many outfits. FOE Headband with Shabby Flowers You will need: 2 x Fabric Flowers Bling button […]

Amelia Flower Ribbon Tutorial

Amelia Flower Ribbon Tutorial

I love flowers made from ribbon. This Amelia Flower Ribbon tutorial can be made with satin or grosgrain ribbon – they simply look stunning. Once made they can be used as hair accessories, decorations on presents or embellishments for cards. Add a clip to the back and it will double as decoration and fashion accessory. […]

Plaited FOE Hair Tie Tutorial

DIY FOE Plaited Hair Tie Tutorial | Fold Over Elastic Tutorial

Fold over elastic is a wonderfully versatile elastic. Making a plaited FOE Hair Tie is only one of it’s many uses. Crafters use it on clothing, making hair accessories or simply putting up their hair with a knotted piece of FOE. These lovely plaited FOE hair ties take simple knotted FOE Hair ties to another […]

How to make a Fabric Covered Headband

Fabric Covered Headband - Final

Fabric Covered Plastic Headbands Fabric covered headbands are a quick and easy project to whip up. There are many hair accessories that can be made from your fabric offcuts. Whether they are unique pieces, to match an outfit or attach to a project there is something for everyone. Fabric covered headbands and a quick and […]

Easter Egg Hair Clip Tutorial – No Chocolate Easter Gift

Easter Egg Hair Clip kit

Each Easter I like to give gifts that do not involve chocolate. Chocolate is a great gift but an Easter Egg Hair Clip will make a lovely addition to the chocolate haul. They would also look great on an Easter Card. What you will need to make the Easter Egg Hair Clip 6 different colours […]

How To Attach Rhinestone Buttons helpful hints from Sarah Lauren

Detailled rhinestone flatback embellishment

How To Attach Flat Back Rhinestone Buttons Every girl loves a bit of ‘bling’ and rhinestone buttons are the easiest, and cheapest, way to add some sparkle to your life. Flat back buttons are the perfect choice for projects where traditional buttons – with the handy sewing nook/shank at the back – may tip down […]

Top 10 printed ribbon choices from Sarah Lauren

Pretty Paisley Grosgrain ribbon Printed Ribbon

Printed ribbon can easily turn something plain into something special. There is simply no easier way to make your craft projects totally amazing. From clothing to hair accessories, to that perfectly wrapped gift, our top 10 colourful designs are inspiring and exciting! Tasteful ribbons for every occasion! 1. Easter Bunny Ribbon is a must for everything […]

Grosgrain ribbon versus satin ribbon helpful hints from Sarah Lauren

029 White Grosgrain Ribbon Australia Grosgrain Ribbon versus Satin Ribbon

Grosgrain Ribbon Versus Satin Ribbon Ribbons, ribbons and more ribbons! Grosgrain ribbon versus satin ribbon – they’re both beautiful, so which should you choose? Make sure you select the right ribbon for your next sewing or craft project with our helpful ribbon guide. Pick the right one first time! What’s the project? A garment or […]