Ribbon heart dangler

As a suggested Mother’s Day project, CraftSoc held a meeting to make heart danglers. You would sew together a series of stuffed felt hearts, with or without lavender for scent, and then attach to a length of ribbon. You could then hang this length on wherever you like. I made my dangler with four hearts. […]

Bright button charm bracelet

Yes, another button jewellery item! This time, since the selection of buttons was bright and colourful, I thought that the best way to show them off was on a charm bracelet. They certainly are quite eye-catching, even if your arm is down to your side. And they make a wonderful rattling noise since I put […]

Sprucing up a kusudama

Kusudama (薬玉; lit. medicine ball) a paper model formed by sewing or gluing units together. Some origami artists dislike the use  of papercutting and gluing, but I like them since they make lovely decorations. For ‘true’ modular origami, the artist Tomoko Fuse comes to mind. Kusudama balls (as they are commonly known as, even though the […]