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    Iris Paper Folding

    This eye-catching effect is incredibly easy to achieve using iris paper folding. It is, as the name suggests, a way of producing an iris effect using folded paper. I have produced a Christmas card in this tutorial but you can make any shape you like. There are so many patterns available!   This page contains affiliate linksĀ meaning I earn a small commission if you use those links at no cost to you. I only recommend brands I use and trust. You will need: Pattern (plenty available online, google ‘iris folding patterns’) Card (like this from Amazon) Paper ( not too thick, printer paper is ideal) Scissors Tape Masking tape Double-sided…

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    Fabric Hexagons

    This tutorial shows you exactly how to make gorgeous fabric hexagons with very little sewing. In fact, you could glue the completed hexagon together and do no sewing at all! I have made them in various sizes and used them for a couple of different uses. They could be used as a brooch or to decorate just about anything. How about a cushion cover made from them? You Will Need: Fabric of your choice (fat quarters are ideal) A circular template (I used kitchen plates) Fabric Scissors Iron Needle & thread or fabric glue Step 1: Place your template onto the fabric. Mark the circle. I use an air-erasing fabric…

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    Querkles – Great Mindfulness Activity

    I spotted this book in a local store and thought I would give it a try. The Querkles are really enjoyable to do and are great for relaxing and mindfulness. If you enjoy the craze of adult colouring or even if it has completely passed you by then Querkles could be for you. The resulting pictures are also gorgeous. I will show you what Querkles are and how much you can enjoy them. This page contains affiliate linksĀ meaning I earn a commission if you use those links at no cost to you. I only recommend brands I use and trust. There is a whole range of these books by Thomas…