Friday, 23 August 2013

Southbank Village Fair - Online Craft Tutorials

A few weeks ago I got an email that made my day from Davina Drummond. I've been following Davina on instagram for a while (you know - to the point where I feel like I kind of know her already... confirming my suspicions that instagram is actually turning me into a stalker).

She asked me if I'd like to contribute to a craft stall that she is curating as part of the Village Fair at the Southbank Centre which is happening this weekend (24th and 25th August).

Of course I said yes, even though I actually hardly ever do tutorials as such here on the blog and I'm actually going to be away this weekend and I was in the midst of school summer holidays chaos with not a moment to myself. But you know, I'm glad I did because as is often the case with me a bit of a deadline kicks me into actually doing something where I could very easily have just made a cup of tea and purused the wonders of other peoples blogs instead.

I've made a very simple tutorial to make a book - which can be found here.
And below is the rest of the Village Fair Virtual Stall - with all of the tutorials that people have made - please have a look and maybe enjoy making something new this weekend? Or if you're in London go along and take a look at what is going on (and please instagram it so I don't feel like I'm totally missing out).



1. DIY Plastic Taxidermy by Pointless Pretty Things

2. DIY Dip dyed Shoes by Trends with Benefits

3. DIY Rubber Stamp Printed Handkerchief by Davina Drummond at The Making Home



4. Crochet pin cushion by Crafting Fingers

5. Woven ribbon lavender by Tales From Mountpleasant

6. Flower Fabric Badges by The New Craft Society



7. Felt Streamers by This is Wiss

8. Little Paper Book by Me (!)

9. Teacup Embroidery by Ailie Williams




10. Booboxes by Emily Quinton at the Start Up Wife

11. DIY Curve Bead Cord Bracelet by Claireabellemakes

12. Bunting Notebook by Papermash


Find out about everything that is going on here.

Enjoy the bank holiday weekend - I love the August bank holiday; but it always feels a little bitter sweet as it marks the beginning of the end of summer. It's been a good one; I'll be sad when it's over.

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