Tag Archives: customise

Ouseburn Open Studios starts tomorrow

It was great today to finally get both my portraits of Rupert Brooke and Wilfred Owen, both poets who died during World War One, up on the outside wall of my studio, number 11 at the Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne. … Continue reading

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Animal floral silhouettes.

                                               As you can see, I have been having lots of fun making animal silhouettes using pretty fabrics which make a lovely contrasts. They are going to be placed in simple, white frames ready for my ‘Open Studios’ in … Continue reading

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Mini ObsesivCreativ’s birthday present

Today, my middle daughter, aged 9, decided that she needed to make a present for her friend whose party it was this afternoon. So, within and hour, she had chosen a pre-made cushion to decorate, a design silhouette she wished … Continue reading

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FREE workshop tomorrow at IKEA Gateshead

Fancy making a fab ZZZ applique pillowcase yourself? Then pop along to Ikea, Gateshead tomorrow between 11-5pm and I will be in the bedrooms department to show you how! And you don’t have to leave it there! To get a … Continue reading

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How to: Simply applique and ‘bling-up’ a cushion!

You will need: 1 plain cushion or pillow Assorted fabric Needle, thread and pins Scissors, ideally pinking shears Buttons, beads, sequins (I found these in Poundland!) Paper and pencil   Step 1: Draw out on paper a simple bold design … Continue reading

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How to: Customise your Doctor Martins

My lovely red patent leather Doctor Martins had finally begun to look a bit desperate, the patent was peeling away and no longer could nail varnish patch them up any longer. The actual boot itself was fine, just didn’t look … Continue reading

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