Posts Tagged ‘upcycling’

Weather it well

Vintage Rocks Interiors new Texturising Talc allows you to achieve a rustic finish in just a few easy steps – you simply mix the talc into their Chalky or Liquid Kohl Paint and mix until it is thick and forms peaks. Then apply with a stiff brush, stippling and stodging as you go to create […]

Fabric Cottages

These cute little houses by Debbie Shore can be sewn from fabric remnants and make a delightful window decoration. Want to get cracking on this project? You’ll need a copy of Reloved issue 54, available to order online and download directly to your smart device.

Plastic fantastic

Trash becomes treasure as the star of quirky artworks using found materials ‘I love sifting through bags of unwanted goods or broken jewellery, looking for interesting items of exactly the right colour. Other people’s discards are my treasure!’ laughs artist Jane Perkins. ‘I will use any materials of the right size, shape and colour, including […]

Fabric Bead Necklace

Liven up your outfit by adding this striking,on-trend chunky necklace, made using fabric-covered wooden beads with this project from issue 54 of Reloved magazine by Sophie Robertson. Order your copy online today or download a copy to your smart device with just a couple of clicks. ‘A great little stash-busting project, this necklace would make […]

Sew Simple Decoupage

To celebrate 90 years at the forefront of sewing inspiration, Simplicity has launched a gorgeous collection of gifts and accessories featuring vintage pattern artwork. The wrapping paper features the classic Simplicity pattern illustrations, and would be perfect for a decoupage project – especially for a vintage sewing table! • £8.99 for a pack of two […]

Pot Plant Bags

Use fabric scraps to stitch these easy ‘growbags’ by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier – just pop your plastic plantpots inside for instant style. Want to try this project? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your smart device with just a couple of clicks.

Beautiful creature

Recycled fabrics become a canvas for wildlife-inspired artworks With a lifelong passion for drawing and a textiles design degree under her belt, it was a beginner’s falconry course that made Emily Smalley realise she wanted to focus her embroidery work on the natural world. ‘I spent a lot of time studying birds of prey and […]

Orange Peel Scrap Quilt

A striking contemporary quilt by Stuart Hillard that repackages a very traditional block, using mixed fabric remnants in two colour shades to make a modern scrap classic. Want to try out Stuart Hillard’s project? You’ll want a copy of Reloved magazine issue 54 then! Order yours online today or download a copy to your smart […]

Love wood workshops

The Somerset Bodgers are running a series of woodworking courses from April to July at the National Trust’s Tyntesfield property in North Somerset, giving people a chance to learn traditional woodcraft skills and make beautiful handmade pieces to take away, including a Celtic three-legged backstool and a carved wooden spoon. You can get the whole […]

WIN! Reloved has five pairs of tickets to The Handmade Fair

The Handmade Fair, hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, is heading to Bowood House and Gardens in Wiltshire (22–24 June) for the very first time. The programme includes live ‘craft-offs’ with the experts, Q&As and demonstrations from well-known makers, plus creative workshops where visitors can learn new skills, including needle felting, calligraphy, wirework and Indian block printing, […]