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Category: Misc Crafts

How to Line a Box with Fabric, Braid and Buttons

Today I have a brand new photo tutorial for you! Would you like to know how to line any wooden or sturdy cardboard box with a professional finish like this?

Needlework box lined with fabric

Then check out my new tutorial, “How to line a box with fabric”.

You can use these three techniques to transform anything from shoe boxes to hand made wooden boxes like mine.

I hope you enjoy learning this new skill, and making upcycled heirloom pieces from ordinary boxes.


Ping Pong Ball Easter Bunnies – Free Craft Pattern

Ping-Pong Ball Easter Bunnies. Free craft pattern included.

These little bunnies remind me of the Christmas decorations my brother and sister and I used to make in the 1970’s. Although ours were made of construction paper and toilet rolls, these bunnies remove the “ick” factor (for people concerned about germs) by being made of ping pong balls.

Easter Bunnies and Barrow. The Australian Women’s Weekly, April 5th 1961.

To see the bunnies in colour and a riot of retro easter treats to cook, click here. I really, really need to eat make the daisy chocolate cake…