{How to} Beaded pipe cleaner baubles

I’ve wanted to make video tutorials for such a long time and now I’ve finally done it! It’s not easy this video business (especially when you live in a basement and even getting enough light is an uphill struggle!) but I am working on it. Baby steps people, baby steps! But that’s not all that’s new in the pickleverse. You might already have noticed. You … Continue reading {How to} Beaded pipe cleaner baubles

{How to} Rag Rug Wreath

We need to thank the early 1900s for this nifty, thrifty craft! The best fabrics to use are woollen or jersey weight fabrics but you can use whatever you like, just keep in mind that the thicker your fabric the tuftier your rug. A quick note about fancy pants crafting gadgets that you dont really need. You dont need a rugging tool, also (and brilliantly) … Continue reading {How to} Rag Rug Wreath

{How to} Make a fabric bowl

{How to} make a fabric bowl

Because all of your beautiful things need pretty places to live. No more tangled necklaces or frantic searches for house keys as you are rushing out the door, these bowls are a great way to use up all scraps of fabric and add some style to your storage solutions at the same time. You will need: fabric rotary cutter and cutting board and scissors craft … Continue reading {How to} make a fabric bowl

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{How to} make a beautiful Easter basket

The lovely people at Bristol With Kids asked me if I would like to write a guest post for their blog so I shared this super simple, 5 minute craft with them. We LOVE living in Bristol, and if you’re looking for things to do here then Nichola and Fritha’s blog is a great place to find out the best sights and sounds in this … Continue reading {How to} make a beautiful Easter basket

{How to} Care for your felted lantern.

Whether your lantern has just started to soften and sag, or your cat has mistaken it for a comfy sleeping spot, the following steps will restore your lantern to its former glory. You will need: your lantern a balloon soap hand hot water a tea towel/ drying rack Sit your lantern on a flat surface. Inflate the balloon inside the lantern. The idea is that … Continue reading {How to} Care for your felted lantern.