A very simple way to make beautiful, totally inexpensive christmas tree decorations. There is a way of making beautiful porcelain without baking! check the details below.  

Dry Cold Porcelain – Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon olive, vaseline or a few drops of glycerin
  • A bit of baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons of white P.V.A glue (for wood)

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Do you wrap a Christmas present beautifully – or even just so that it is not a total mess? There is nothing more disappointing than boring looking christmas tree and dull looking presents under it. Some ideas that might help you to avoid this disappointment. Christmas gift wrapping doesn’t need to be elaborate or expensive in order to be special. A simple, handmade touch really can make all the difference.

1. Pinecones, berries and cypress


This year my christmas tree an the windows will be full of stars. Big ans small christmas stars. I can accross this tutorial and realy liked the idea. You would need a thick sturdy pater, scisors, double sided tape and lots of patience. christmas star If you want the pattern dn a few photos of how it looks – check it here a the following link: 

Really cool step-by-step tutorial how to make a quilted casserole carrier. These carriers make the perfect functional gift to give as a hostess gift at your next potluck! There is still plenty of time for you to whip up one (or a few) of these in time for the holiday festivities this year! (via TheCraftyGemini )

In here you will find everything that you need to run a successful Halloween party, without spending too much time designing invitations, masks for guests who might come not prepared, labels, decorations and gift wraps. Everything is predesigned and ready to print. (Thanks to sources listed under each heading. ) 1. DIY Paper Lanterns for Halloween Decorations all-wrap-2 2. ‘Sweets’ Free Halloween Printable

your-own-shape-sewing-mannequinWe all know that the best dress is the one that fits your body perfectly as it was sewn just for you, it is not that easy to get one like this though. It is quite difficult to find a mannequin your own size, but I came across this tutorial from Handimania showing you how to make it. It is really great and I have

1. Black and white stripes and gold studs – stylish pumpkins (inspiration from chicpumpkin 2. The prettiest decoupage pumpkin ever (inspiration ) decoupage1 3. An eyball pumpkin – pretty creeppy – right? (inspiration – buzzfeed ) eyeball 4. Ghost on

I know that our website is mostly about sewing, but time to time I stumble upon non-sewing related  tutorial that I have to share with you. This is absolutely amazing colorful crochet patchwork, relatively easy to make.  I found it on The Patchwork Heart Uk Blogspot.  You absolutely have to check it out yourself! crochet pachwork

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Perfect Zipper Bag for your sewing tools

Check out the amazing zipped bag sewing tutorial from the sewing loft. there is even the printable pdf pattern that you can download. zipper bag tutorial  

Chalkboard Pencil Pouch

Check out the tutorial from PolkaDotChair Blog. A great and quite unusual idea for a chalkboard pencil pouch.