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by in Sewing & Felting

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This little wool stocking is quick and easy to stitch up and looks perfect with Eline’s cute penguin from the ‘Snow Friends’ set. In the original image he was wearing a Santa hat which wouldn’t have shown up against my red stocking, so I simply swapped it for a bobble hat from one of the other images in the set. I love how easy it is to change elements around with digi stamps!

by in Card Making & Papercraft

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Little Stocking Filler could mean anything and for this month's project (as I seem to do quite frequently) I opted for a masculine theme, but what could I do? I thought 'mini-album' for a man, and as I had never made one before, I decided to try out a 'toilet roll' album which once you have the construction, you can go on to do a lot of things with it but it is all about technique, which I will explain as I go. I had recently ordered lots of Studio Light Industrial ephemera and backing papers (which are all double-sided and which are superb) and the Mini Book has so many fab images in it that I was very excited when everything arrived.

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Stitch up this gorgeous hot water bottle cover as a perfect gift for any teenager (if you can bear to give it away!) using homemade pure wool felt. To prepare your own simply shrink a ‘hand wash only’ jumper by throwing it in the washing machine on a hot wash. I used a vintage Benetton cashmere number which looks and feels nothing short of luxurious!