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How to laminate cotton fabric

Laminated cotton and it's thicker cousin, oilcloth, is the handiest thing. There's a variety of applications for laminated cotton fabric. Any project that requires a bit of water proofing and an ability to easily wipe clean. Think baby change mats, coin purses, lunch and snack bags, bibs, art smocks, tablecloths and placemats and raincoats. The … [Read More...]

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Make your own teapot gift box

Look at these pretty little teapot favor boxes. Aren't they the sweetest? You could put all sorts of things in them- we chose to put our favourite de-stressing tea bags. They would look very pretty at … [Read More...]

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8 tips you should do when storing your quilts

Spring is about to come around again and it's time to pack away your quilts and store them away for another chilly winter next year. But, how do you pack them away? Do you just fold them up and throw … [Read More...]

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Make pretty jars using your fabric scraps

Time to pimp your jars and use up some of those fabric scraps you have lying around to clean up your crafting space. This is a quick and easy project to use up your fabric scraps and make some … [Read More...]

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Last Day Tomorrow for Facebook Likes Competition.

   This is A Competition You will love! Here's what you could win. . . The most fabulous competition to date. The winner will receive two  fat quarter packs of Heather Bailey's … [Read More...]

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How to make a perfect sponge

A sponge is a timeless classic. Served at morning teas right across the country for decades, it is a quintessential family favourite. Who doesn't like deliciously light and spongy layers of cake … [Read More...]

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Sewing News :: Time to air those quilts

Nothing prettier, we say,  than the sun shining, flowers blossoming and gorgeous quilts with their beautiful array of colours drifting and floating in the breeze. Right now, all over the world, … [Read More...]

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Believe Christmas Sampler.

Here's a new Christmas Sampler to add to the other Christmas Samplers on the Red Brolly Blog. You have plenty of time to stitch a whole bunch of them to decorate your home this Christmas. These … [Read More...]

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A Magazine Review.

     This is something we all need from time to time- just to sit and relax with a good read.   I've found a gorgeous magazine that just fits that description- something pretty to read which … [Read More...]

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Gardening :: Growing and choosing Beetroot plus a recipe

    Beetroot is something that I've definitely grown into with age. I must admit, as a child, I was not a huge fan of this deep crimson-purple vegetable- to put it on a burger was a … [Read More...]

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Fabric crush :: Metallics

    Out with the gold and in with the new! Metallics are one of the hottest trends on the runway this season and we're glad to see this trend spilling over into fabrics. There's … [Read More...]