This blog today is probably more about how not to do Appliqué – my way – but to see all the problems I had and what to do to improve on it…….
I thought this was an easy craft to try out on my own and basically ‘ it’s not hard’ but attention to details makes a huge difference.
Who ever thought you could make cool bracelets from old plastic knitting needles – I certainly didn’t but that is what I found myself making after a customer- who was routing through a tub of old knitting needles – hunting out all our plastic sets.
When I asked her what they were for she replied Bracelets – going on to tell me about a YouTube clip she had found, showing how to turn them into bracelets and other jewellery items.
Well I just had to give it a go – there and then!!
15 minutes later and with a long suffering husband patiently waiting while we had some fun in the shop we had a basic pair of matching bracelets ready for me to wear!!
Continue reading if you’d like to find out how to make your own