craft

Print Your Own Fabrics

DIY fabric stamp

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

A potato stamp is one of the quickest, easiest and most compostable ways to turn a fabric off-cut into a striking scarf, or to pretty-up drab curtains or a tablecloth.

DIY Melbourne Cup headpiece

Monday, 28 October 2013

Make your own vintage-style headpiece that looks authentically 1950s, however it's actually millinery at its most magical – don't tell anyone, but it's made out of a cereal box! The perfect fix for any Melbourne Cup emergency.

DIY-kitchen-story

DIY op shop kitchen

Monday, 18 February 2013

Make a modern set of those random wooden kitchen pieces that infiltrate every op-shop in town with this classic, and easy-to-do idea!

Fabric-a-brac poster

Fabric-a-brac

6 May

Now's the perfect time to clear out your craft cupboard because the second-hand textiles market is on soon in Sydney. The not for profit event, Fabric-a-brac, encourages crafty people to reuse and recycle old supplies instead of buying new, and passes on all proceeds to the Sacred Heart Hospice in Darlinghurst. If you can't make the event you can still donate your unwanted fabric for the stalls.

Where: Petersham Town Hall, 107 Crystal Street, Petersham, Sydney.
When: Sunday, May 6, 2012
Cost: $20 to $40 to sell your fabric
Click here for more information

Handmade notebooks

8 ways to recycle paper yourself

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

If you’re willing to experiment, you can do a bit of DIY recycling. Grab a stack of paper that you were going to put in the recycling bin and do something crafty instead.

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