Homemade Christmas decorations

November 26, 2012

Thoughts are turning to Christmas… I am loving this advent calendar, and think my daughter would really enjoy helping to make it. I’m considering a visit to a few DIY stores for green wallpaper samples 🙂 Other ideas include a rag fabric wreath, or felt flower wreath, tinsel made of scraps of felted wool jumpers… I do love blogs and Pinterest for ideas. At the moment my 5…

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Bags, bags, bags.. Upcycled .. recycled

November 20, 2012

I am loving pinterest to see what other people are making, feeling inspired by the following upcycled creations: I particularly like the use of old fashioned wooden coat hangers for the handles, coupled with mens shirts. Plus Zinc White have a rather stylish website which also features jewellery made from crayons. Interesting facts are featured “in the UK more than 1 million tonnes of textiles are thrown…

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Jacket Bag Tutorial.. Recycled Bag

Recycled Bag Tutorial   The sleeves are used to make the handles and straps, and the body of the jacket makes the bag. Before we start some quick tips – your sewing machine is going to be taking some strain stitching through various amounts of bulky fabric. Help it to cope by using the appropriate size sharp needle, using long stitches and sewing slowly. Start…

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Hello

November 2, 2012

Hi, Welcome to my blog, a showcase for Vicky Myers Creations. I will be sharing my creative journey, which currently focusses on creating bags out of up-cycled materials. I have been making ever since I can remember!! I am inspired by our wonderful world, creation is constant and yet changing. I studied a HND in Craft, and since then have exhibited in Norfolk Open Studio’s.  I…

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A passion for sewing, upcycling and caring for the environment - the perfect excuse to haunt charity shops for bargains!

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