The packages are squares cut from some plastic packaging, the ribbon was part of the wrapping for less flat items. Hardest part of the project was getting the glue off my fingers. Advertisements
… but the treadle sewing machine holds up a collection of Santas and trees, and there are more trees on the wall, more Santas on the floor, and a 6 foot tree filling the corner … all just inside the … Continue reading
A scrap of timber, scraps of dowel and wooden beads with big centre holes, a purchased finial and three shelf brackets equals a tree which will sit flat against a wall. Great for use in a narrow passage. The cost … Continue reading
Tiny photo! Cut two short triangles, round off the edges, stitch together leaving a space to turn right side out. Stuff lightly, gather corners to create head and feet. Add facial features with permanent markers and a strip of fabric … Continue reading
Cut a bird from white paper, place the cut out in laminating pouch, pass through the laminator, cut out, bend the wings up a little, …. hang on tree.
The simplest and quickest tree trims I have made … trace shape onto right side of fabric, sandwich three layers with fabric right side down, wadding (cotton is my favourite for this job) and the marked fabric right side up. … Continue reading
A tube of fabric was made so a plastic bottle top would fit in the end to provide a base to make the tube stand after it was filled with polyester fibre filling. Initially designed to be a candle, but … Continue reading
Quilted wall hanging, with the trunk of the tree fused in place, the quilting done, then the foliage was added, which is just torn strips of fabric held in place with a big button holding all the ends at the … Continue reading
Several years after making a few trees with fabric foliage a few people were asking how to make them … and how much fabric I had used. This tree was made to calculate fabric requirements for various sized trees. It … Continue reading
Three wooden blocks plus four tiny timber tree trims, this was part of the display shown in yesterday’s post. Scroll down for a look!.