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How to : make a faux leather paper wallet

This is an unusual ‘make’ because it utilises an innovative new product that we have sourced for the-S box August 2018 Check Mate This wallet is made up from the faux leather paper that is included in the box as well as the checked fabric, the velcro and various trims. Here’s all the pieces that… read more

How to : make a Beach Hut inspired appliqué tea towel (or two)

I was lucky enough to spend most of my childhood Summer holidays in Bournemouth. Almost every day, come rain or shine, off we all went to the Beach, where my Grandparents had a Beach Hut.   Collating this month’s craft subscription box, ‘Beach Hut’ the-S box July 2018, has brought back some lovely memories of those… read more

How to: Make your own beach hut cushion cover

Making a cushion cover really is an easy, rainy-day afternoon job, so if you are in the mood for a sewing-fest, we can guide you through the how to’s of making an ‘envelope’ or ‘housewife’  cushion cover. As it has been so cold lately and we are missing the summer, we have chosen a simple… read more

How to: Appliqué -beach hut style

In preparation for the beach hut cushion project it is important that you understand the basics of appliqué. It is a technique in which pieces of fabric, embroidery, or other materials are sewn onto another piece of fabric to create designs, patterns or pictures. Start off with a paper template and use it as a guide to… read more

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