Recently I needed to transport a lot of beads for a class, but I didn't have proper containers. I got "desperate," so I made my own baggies in a pinch. They did the trick.
I did this out of necessity. At first I thought it was ridiculous but, well it turned out to be resourceful and fun!
Last week I was designing a new pattern, and today I am in the mood for an experiment of sorts. I only finished the torso (I always begin with that!) and spent so much time on it. When it was done, well - I decided to play with it. I spent so many hours tweaking the pattern. It was the perfect release of bottled up frustration and energy.
If you're looking for something out of this world for a faery or otherwise fantastic doll, try making shoes from embroidery thread. You'll need a sewing machine with a free motion embroidery foot, a hoop, water soluble stabilizer, and of course, thread!Here's how:
If you're like me, you've got a bazillion bits of fabric scraps lying around after a hearty day at crafting work. I used to throw it all away, but I've discovered that they can be quite valuable- you'd be surprised what new materials you can create with scraps.