Monthly Archives: September 2011

Jewellery Holder How To.

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Edit: Unfortunately all the images seem to have disappeared from this post. I will try to find them again if I can. Here is the tutorial on how to make a jewellery holder like the one I made last week and use to photograph my new items.  I made this with an unused IKEA photo frame but you could use… Read more »

Link ups

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This Week I have posted on a few link ups. I think these are genius things, But don’t think I can justify running any yet :p.  Any way here are the lovely blogs whos linkups I have participated in recently.  A Law Students Journey – (Three Years of Death) and Recycled Fashion I posted the Head band tutorial:  and Tales of a… Read more »

Knitted Jumper – Upcycled 3 ways. Part II – Cowl

Part two of the Knitted Jumper Up-cycling. A very simple one today, A Cowl: From this: To this: This upcyling is a very simple one since the jumper that I bought had a cowl neck on it anyway. It is just a case of separating it from the body of the jumper and finishing the edges. Find where the cowl… Read more »

Knitted Jumper – Upcycled 3 ways. Part I – Head Band

I have bought a large knitted jumper from a charity shop to cut into and make nice new autumn fashion with 😀  I am really looking forward to autumn as it gives me a chance to wear snuggly jumpers and boots again.  Taking this jumper: I have made a Head Band, a Cowl and a set of Ankle warmers which also double… Read more »

Welcome

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Hi, I am Pippa and I have recently graduated from Uni with a masters degree in Oceanography. I am into my crafting and love the idea of upcyling and using unconventional fabric sources. I have an Etsy store of the same name Beads and Barnacles which I have recently set up with the intention to sell jewellery that I make. I think that… Read more »