Friday, October 12, 2012

Play With Button

All of us who love  working  with craft have left over buttons. We have many different type and colours of them. You can use it to make over a plain frame. Easy to make. 

Friday, September 07, 2012

Play with leftover yarn

Every crocheter or knitter have leftover yarn. And many of us keep them. Yarn is like a treasure for us. I try to make something cute and easy  with our left over yarn. 4 scoops of icecream or a cutie key chain. Try it and you'll love it.

Material :
1. Scissor to cut the newspater
2. Used newspaper, Cut them and pressed up to be a small ball
3. Left over yarn
4. Tapestry needle
5. Colourful pin
6. Key chain

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Plastic Bag again

Recycle project again. You can recycle your plastic bag. I know many of you have been known that we can make a plastic yarn with used plastic bag. Easy to make. Try it and you'll love it. 

Note : You can subtitute any of your bag pattern with plastic yarn.
This handy bag is about 25 cm width. It needs about 60 plastic bags. 

The important thinngs :
1. Use flexible plastic bag ( easy to tight )
2. Do not too tighten when you joining 2 strips of it
3. Use big hook (8,00 mm)
4. Loose stiches

A. Cut plastic bag with 2,50 - 3,00 cm width. 

B. Joining 2 strips like you make a basic knot

C. Tighten 

D. Plastic yarn ready to use

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Recycle again : Strawberry Short Cakes

You only need a simple magic to to this. Just say " Gampang" ( Easy) and you'll see how creative you're. 

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Material :
used talc compact powder ( diameter 8,50 cm, height 3,50 cm. I used Marcks )
Yarn over in pink, white and chocolate colour
Crochet hook 2,30 mm
6 strawberry buttons
Used plastic cover for inside
Tapestry needle
Clear glue

You can work with your imagination. Cover top and bottom with yarn. Work around with dc stich until 8,5 cm. 

Then you work bldc around to make a body. Work around till 1,5 cm height for top and 2 cm for bottom. 

I used plastic stiker to cover the inside bottom. Cut circle and place it. Looks great.  Isn't it.

You can add buttons or anything you have in your stash to make this cakes looks yummy. I have strawberry buttons so I make a strawberry short cakes. How about you?? Chocolate, Vanilla or rainbow cakes ?? Wait for you version of yummy cakes ;D.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Recycle Cones for your ribbon

Do you love play with ribbons. I love to play with them. Sometimes I sew the ribbon and pull the thread to make a new style of ribbon ( ruffled them ). You can buy ruffled ribbons at store but it's cheaper if you make it by yourself. 

The problem is how to put them after you sew them, cause the original roll cant used anymore. Finally, I decided used recycle cones ( I made from my yarn cone ). I hope it could inspire you how to handle a new style ribbon. You can use can or plastic bottle too. But you must put something heavier in it. To make it steady. 

Da..da..da... your crafting room will look better and tidy with this colourful ribbon.

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