Friday, 26 November 2010

Clothes show live here we come....

The Ministry of Craft office is overflowing with rose corsages as we prepare for working with Janome sewing machines on their stand at the Clothes show live next week.  We're going to be teaching people how to sew short 'Make and take projects such as a very nifty mini tote bag, fingerless arm warmers (much needed over a jumper, even indoors this week) and various other accessories.  Have a look at the clothes show's clever take on make do and mend with their Sknitch area.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

New use for fabric scraps?

Having a relaxing Sunday afternoon ready the Sunday Times Style magazine and I spotted this, which is a really great way of using up all those fabric scraps you might have lying around. I suppose it's a kind of fabric decoupage. Patience required but a great end result.

Friday, 19 November 2010

Welcome to our blog

It's finally here the Ministry of Craft blog and we'll be bringing you the best craft Manchester has to offer as well as featuring national events, crafters, websites that will inspire and hopefully get you craftting more....