Have you tried Color Me fabric yet?
If you love sewing and always want to be more creative, our amazing new Michael Miller fabric collection Color me gives you the chance to become a true artist. The cute designs can be colored with bright fabric markers, allowing you to create your very personal garments and accessories that will literally ‘draw attention‘ wherever you go.
Colouring on the clothes and wearing them will be a new excitement for both the adults and the kids!
Modes4u is doing a super cute Christmas Fabric Giveaway‘ on Petit Citron (French website again, but the giveaway opens worldwide). If I could win, these could be used for so many Christmas crafts – advent calendar, Christmas tree ornament, Christmas stocking, Christmas gift bag - you name it!
I am not a big Halloween lover because I don’t like any creepy or super scary things. Cutesy Halloween fabric is right up my ally!
Beyond busy re-stocking up on school supplies and preparing back to school for the kids, I also hope to find some free time to read and sew this cute book carrying case with handles to carry a book around whenever I go.
You may be in the midst of your summer holidays - and I hope you are having a wonderful time - but back-to-school planning is not far away.
If your child is anything like mine, his stationery is simply disappearing from time to time. Here is a free printable from The Girl Creative, a lovely way to brighten up plain, old pencils and give them the personal touch. These are so quick to make and affordable too. A sweet gift and a lovely surprise in their pencil case at the start of the new school year.
How adorable are these? I’ve never really thought of this before. Use some fabric scraps, mod podge, and cheap white sneakers to add value and color!
Looking for the perfect bag to make your beach and pool days a bit easier? Give this DIY reversible oilcloth tote a try for wet swim suits, water guns, lake toys. The inside can be wiped clean.
Don’t forget a matching water-resistant phone pouch to have water fun while keeping your phone safe!
Modes4u has a great oilcloth selection!
Culture shock as part of travelling. Arriving in a new country can be quite a challenge, some level of culture shock is inevitable. it is nothing to be afraid of.
Japan is a wonderful country with culture shock for the visitor, especially the “westerners” from non-Asian countries. There are many cultural differences including local languages, concepts of time, meeting and greeting and religion, let alone the traditions of Samurai, Geisha or Ninja, the tea ceremony, calligraphy, pottery, haiku, you name it.
Timing the trip at sakura cherry blossoms season or Summer Festival to explore your “once in a life time experience” in Japan. Of course don’t miss the very best part of Japanese cuisine!