Ethnic Inspired Bracelet made from Safety Pins

How to make a safety pin bracelet Add beads to safety pins I am everĀ alert for new ways to create apparel and accessories for this DIY fashion blog. Luckily my relatives and friends know that and they often feed me new ideas. We have relatives staying with us from the UK at the moment. I… Continue reading Ethnic Inspired Bracelet made from Safety Pins

Bead Bracelet

How to make a beaded rope bracelet Bead bracelet This is a dead easy way to make a bracelet. I used a fairly strong waxed thread, one small button and glass beads. You need to make a loop at the one end just big enough for the button to fit through. Not too big that… Continue reading Bead Bracelet

Sling Bag, Applique Tank Top, Easy Bright Beads

Green fashion clothing Sling bag, applique tank top and easy beads My long suffering model is posing again for me today. She never gets paid. She wears shearling in the sweltering African heat. She stands in the corner of my room while I dress her up and have fun. It’s a bit like playing with… Continue reading Sling Bag, Applique Tank Top, Easy Bright Beads

Chandelier Bead Earrings

Teardrop wire bead earrings Easy bead earrings In today’s post I am showing a pair of earrings my daughter made for me on the right. See how they were made here make your own bead earrings Inspired by the pair she made, I made a pair myself. See the earrings on the left. I wanted earrings… Continue reading Chandelier Bead Earrings

Trim on Sleeves and Collar to Make a Preppy Jacket

How to sew trim to a jacket I did not make this jacket. So why did I include it? The jacket was the inspiration for adding more trimmings. The colour contrast on this jacket made it most suitable for a picture. I prepped up a few of my jackets with a similar trim. Here’s how – You… Continue reading Trim on Sleeves and Collar to Make a Preppy Jacket