Are you Crafty ??

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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1140 on: February 02, 2019, 11:02 »
Here are the photos of the felt baubles Iíve made in preparation for my March sewing group that Iím demonstrating. The green ones are as the instructions & the others are with my additions. Theyíre reall6 easy to make.

Hope they come out alright, theyíre all the right way up to me on the thumbnail that comes up as I add them!
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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1141 on: February 02, 2019, 14:04 »
Pretties  :)
Lesley x
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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1142 on: February 02, 2019, 16:30 »
Love them,  How do I make them please,   Mrs Bouquet
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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1143 on: February 02, 2019, 16:57 »
Love them,  How do I make them please,   Mrs Bouquet

When Iíve written the instructions Iíll pm you them

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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1144 on: February 03, 2019, 11:51 »
that is really kind, many thanks, didn't mean to put you to a lot of trouble.

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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1145 on: February 03, 2019, 13:16 »
No trouble at all, Iíll be writing them to present to my sewing group in March any way, I took it from a book but as is usual you can find an easier way of doing it lol

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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1146 on: March 16, 2019, 16:02 »
I don't know whether you'd class it as crafty, but I'm refurbishing an old (1950s) Ercol wooden framed armchair. My winter project for when I can't garden  :D
I've taken all the old covers, webbing and horsehair wadding off of it. Stripped the frame back to bare wood, it was black varnish, spent hours sanding, so that now it is a light oak colour. I'd hoped to get the wood back to light beech, like modern Ercol, but it was made with darker wood, so that wasn't possible. I've been building it back up, I've redone the webbing, wadding and wrapping to modern fire-safe standards. Now just the new cushions to be covered.
I'll post a pic when it is finished ;)

Thought I'd better add this before I forgot again lol.
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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1147 on: March 16, 2019, 21:06 »
Thatís lovely, a great job, did you go to classes?

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Re: Are you Crafty ??
« Reply #1148 on: March 16, 2019, 23:28 »
No classes, taught myself from re-upholstery books from the library, being a practical person helps - but I've always thought you can learn any and everything from a good manual....

although unfortunately that doesn't seem to work with PCs and new mobile phones  :wacko: where I end up asking my grandchildren how to do things  ::)  :lol:


 

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