Category Archives: Crafting

Weekend Project {Stencilled Trousers}

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I have decided to try a new series on Beads and Barnacles called Weekend Projects.  Today I am going to run over the things needed to make these stencilled trousers and post a how to tomorrow.  These are more in depth than a lot of my projects and did take a few days to do. Partly because it took me… Read more »

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Project Pokemon!

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A slightly more unusual project for me this time. Which could be quite difficult. A friend of mine is having a Pokemon themed 21st birthday. So I am making myself and one of my friends some costumes.  His Costume: Vaporean  My costume: Rapidash So this will be some experimenting with papermache and interfacing… Slightly challenging but I hope it will… Read more »

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Card Holder Tutorial

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Well I have to say I normally find my inspiration for projects on other peoples blogs or on stumbleupon and this one is no exception. I came across a lovely tutorial on Blue Cricket Design but unfortunately it doesn’t seem to be there anymore. But there was also this other tutorial on ‘my so called green life’. So I decided make… Read more »

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Yoga Pants Mini Tutorial

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Edit: Unfortunately the images in this post have decided to disappear completely and at the moment I can’t find them anywhere. Sorry. I suppose these would be classed as Yoga Pants, but as I don’t do Yoga and am English so resent calling trousers pants I am not going to refer to them as that again. I allowed myself to… Read more »

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Lace Top

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Edit: Unfortunately the images in this post have decided to disappear completely and I can’t find them anywhere. Sorry. Well today I decided that I would finally make a top out of the lace I have had sitting in my stash for a while now. This took me an hour from deciding I was going to make it to the… Read more »

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Team Dresses

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Southampton University Ballroom and Latin Dance Society have a large number of dresses so that when it comes to the team match, where the dress code is unrestricted, all of the dancers can wear a ‘proper’ dress. Team photo from Southampton Friendly at the beginning of the University Year.  All of the turquoise dresses are team dresses bar two. This… Read more »

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