Category Archives: Craft

Simple origami Christmas trees

Work has started on stock for the up-coming Christmas craft fair (details later). First up, origami Christmas tree gift tags! These trees are incredibly simple and ever so cute. I got the instructions from an old ‘origami a day’ calander; I’ve seriously had it for about 10 years, it’s an endless source of… well, origami: […]

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Knitting complete!!

I can’t quite believe how long this has taken me to knit. But finally it is finished! It was a very simple pattern; basically, cast on 73 rows, knit 79 rows (ish; I kept losing count..) then start shaping… I can’t remember, it was really easy though. Making the pompom for the top was the […]

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Recent stall

Just a little pic from the recent stall from the charity event the other Saturday. It went well, lots of money raised, some fabulous crafts and some great music.

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Charity event- Saturday 24th September

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Over the Bank Holiday weekend I made… a necklace!

And jolly good fun it was, too!

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Sunday Arts Market, take 2

This time around, the weather was amazing. Hurrah! We had a nice corner stall, lots of room to display all our products properly: I think we were all suprised at how well the bowls made from old records did- definitely the biggest seller of the day!

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Upcycled origami

For a while now, along with making notebooks, I’ve been sat happily folding cranes of an evening and turning them into little mobiles. After having a clear out recently and discovering rather a large stash (who knows why) of paper shopping bags, I decided that rather than put them into the recycling bin, I would fashion them into […]

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Weekly Inspiration- Upcycling

Whilst trying to find something to do with the heaps and heaps of old videos I have and can’t watch (yet can’t bring myself to throw away- because I NEED to own copies of Airheads, Empire Records and China Town) I discovered the happy world of upcycling. It’s not that it’s a new concept to me, […]

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New craft stall bunting

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Northampton Sunday Arts Market- August 14th

That’s right people, the next Sunday Arts Market is nearly upon us and The Craft Fanstastic team are busy busy busy crafting away to make lovely products for you lovely people to buy: We’ll be there from 11am to 5pm, hopefully see you there!

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