How to make a simple brooch using felt circles and embroidery

Posted under Felt and Felting

autumn felt circles brooch complete 7

Sometimes, the simplest thing can be a winner. This brooch is made from four circles cut from felt using pinking shears and is embellished with just a touch of embroidery. Children can make them too. What a fun holiday craft to do on a rainy or overcast day. 1.  Draw four circles of slightly varied sizes onto sheets of tracing…

How to make a button bracelet

Posted under Buttons and Beads


About a year ago, my mum was loving button bracelets and wanted to buy one.  Don’t do that, I said. I’ll make you one. I bought both the pink and green buttons she liked, and some fine crochet wire… and the lot has stood on my shelf since then. Last week, I finally made it.  Would you like to make…