Brightest Green Plastic Beads Wraped Mulitple Times Around Neck

Easy bold bead necklace Here are more bold beads. It was the bright green colour of these that attracted me. The plastic beads came in a packet and I didn’t want to waste any so I strung the whole packet onto some thread. I wrap them around my neck multiple times as in this photograph… Continue reading Brightest Green Plastic Beads Wraped Mulitple Times Around Neck

White Wooden Chunky Bead Statement Necklace

How to make a bead necklace I must admit, I got a bit carried way with the statement necklaces of last season. Usually I try to buy beads in semi precious stones and work with silver rather than cheaper materials. But these white wooden beads just caught my eye and I could see them as… Continue reading White Wooden Chunky Bead Statement Necklace

Green Satin Camisole Top with Black Plastic Clip together Necklace

Making a camisole top Here is my favourite slip top again in an emerald satin. I stitched a matching colour trim around the top. The instructions for this slip top appear yesterday and the day before. The bold necklace was so simple to make. At a hobby shop I found the plastic links in various… Continue reading Green Satin Camisole Top with Black Plastic Clip together Necklace

Original Lingerie Top that Inspired the Slip Tops, Cutting a Pattern

How I made a sewing pattern Here is the original slip top that I bought from a factory outlet some years back. I put a piece of A4 paper in the middle so you can see that the back and front are different at the top end. You can modify this as I did and… Continue reading Original Lingerie Top that Inspired the Slip Tops, Cutting a Pattern

Black Slip Top and Moss Agate Necklace

Home made semi precious stone necklace Here is the slip top in a matte black fabric with a necklace I made. I bought a piece of Moss Agate at the Bead Shop and used some wire to make a post. Add the agate to a length of chain and the bits that are required for… Continue reading Black Slip Top and Moss Agate Necklace

Slip Top with Vintage Coin necklace and Silver Lame OBI Belt

Home made camisole top This is an evening version of the OBI or wrap and tie belt. It’s also slightly wider than the previous ones. The necklace consists of a piece of chain and bits for the clasp from our local bead merchant and a medal  I found at a coin collectors shop in one… Continue reading Slip Top with Vintage Coin necklace and Silver Lame OBI Belt

Reversable OBI Belt

Obi Belt

How to make fabric wrap belt An OBI belt is so easy to create. You need to make sure it is long enough to fit around your waist but not too long that it overlaps. And you must make sure it wide enough to have some impact but not so wide that it bunches. Mine… Continue reading Reversable OBI Belt