DIY

  • How It’s Made – Watermelon Case Including a Pattern

    By Ellie on 2015/07/07
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    The case that I used for the desktop background for July blog post here is not difficult to make :-). Here is what you will need: – fabric in dark and light green, pink, a bit of brown felt for the brown seeds – zipper in suitable color – threads – batting – scissors – needle and thread – sewing […]
  • Two Quick Ideas for Summer Fashion Accessories … with a Pattern

    By Ellie on 2015/06/28
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    In this blog post I will show you some quick ideas for summer textile fashion accessories. I have seen similar ones in combination with delicate chains or ribbons. They can be so many varieties. Here is how I made them. Necessary materials: – some colorful fabrics – scissors, needle and thread – ribbons, decorative rope, delicate chain or whatever you […]
  • Textile Decorative Hot Air Balloon Including a Pattern

    By Ellie on 2015/06/21
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    The summer textile home accessories should include hot air balloons … and watermelon :-). These textile hot air balloons do not have any functions, but are cozy :-). And here is how i made them step by step: Necessary materials: – some textiles in colorful patterns (you will need very small quantities and the more colorful the better) – felt […]
  • Do It Yourself: Suspenders

    By Ellie on 2015/05/24
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    Suspenders have become very popular recently. The more you have – the better. There are very expensive and much more affordable options here. The expensive suspenders are with patterned sewing elastic bands and the cheaper alternatives are made of solid colored elastic bands. The more popular types of suspenders are with clips and the more traditional are made for pants […]
  • “Do it Yourself” Martenitsa-candy :-)

    By Ellie on 2015/02/28
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    Bulgarian traditional martenitsa (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martenitsa) includes red and white thread. This one below has red and white thread, as well as textile, of course :-). In the last possible moment, as tomorrow is March 1st, here is a quick DIY for martenitsa in candy-shape. Here are the ready ones: Necessary materials: – Small pieces of fabric (preferably cotton) in white and […]
  • Cat Purse – Step by Step Tutorial with Pattern

    By Ellie on 2015/02/14
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    Hey, a tutorial again, this time for a cat purse. Purses can be all different shapes and sizes and making them is not that difficult. I use the same purse pattern (that you can find below in the post) for textile appliques :-), for example for making these bags for cats that dream of something: So, here are the necessary […]
  • 4 Types of 5 Minute Bracelets

    By Ellie on 2015/01/26
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    Usually the beautiful things take more than 5 minutes, but there are some exceptions to the rule :-). These are the ones I was planning to make for a long time. Creating a bracelet for 5 minutes has lots of advantages: it means that of you have some materials at hand, you can make exactly the bracelet that you need […]
  • 6/24 DIY Cartoon Christmas Decoration

    By Ellie on 2014/12/07
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    A different idea for Christmas decoration and soft toys. I really like things in “cartoon” style and I find the graphic elements in this style adorable, especially when used for everyday life objects. I decided to try and prepare “cartoon” Christmas decoration using cotton fabric in three different colors and textile markers :-). And the result was this: Here’s how […]
  • 5/24 “DIY” Textile Caps (lids) for Jars

    By Ellie on 2014/12/01
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    An idea (from an old post), but with new elements :-). If you have lots of jars that are beautiful and cozy and you usually use them to keep things there, then this idea is just for you. You can also use them for presents and “wrap” your gifts there :-). There are tons of ideas here in Internet for […]
  • 4/24 “Do It Yourself” Cupcakes Garland

    By Ellie on 2014/11/30
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    Do you like cupcakes? They are everywhere in all kinds of shape and decoration. These here are made of paper and fabric and some rope. And are great for Christmas decoration. So, step by step, how did I made the Christmas cupcake garland? 1. Necessary materials: – Heavy colorful paper (160+ grams). You will actually need very small quantities. :-). […]

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