Tag Archives: Rainbow

Rainbow Dyed Crochet Tablecloth

I have had this lace/crochet tablecloth for years and have hardly used it. It came from an op shop maybe 15 years ago and has been sitting in my linen press ever since. So I decided to do a little … Continue reading

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Instagram Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram (@alexandrafelgate), then you will have seen that last month I participated in a month long photo a day challenge via the hashtag #showmeyourboho. First day was REFRESH: I had just refreshed my entryway with … Continue reading

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Feathery Decor

Sometimes I have no idea where my brain gets inspiration from! These feathery wall plaques are one of those times!!! They started life as pages from a “kaleidoscope” colouring in book. I spent a couple of happy hours with my … Continue reading

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Thread Wrapped Bracelets 

I don’t do a lot of embroidery, but when I found a massive bag of embroidery threads for $4 at the op shop, I wasn’t going to leave them there! Some months ago I bought some small 12cm embroidery hoops … Continue reading

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Ice Dyeing (and a little more tie dyeing)

You all know how much I love tie dye, but for a while now I’ve wanted to try ice dyeing. I went through my wardrobe and pulled out a few items to dye and bought a large Tulip tie dye … Continue reading

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Abstract Art with Stamps 

   A couple of years ago I wanted to decoupage a table with postage stamps. I started to collect them and even went so far as to buy some in bulk on eBay. The table project never eventuated. I have … Continue reading

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Rainbow Candles 

   There is nothing more satisfying to me than things that are organised by colour. I love rainbows and things that are rainbow coloured. I love unicorns too, but that’s another story! So. When I was putting something away in … Continue reading

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Rainbow Patchwork Floor Rug

   Four or five months ago I started weaving stripy rectangles to make a rug. As happens every so often, the project stalled back there and has been pretty much used by the cats to sleep on in the studio. … Continue reading

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Patchwork Knitted Bedspread

   Three years ago, I asked my mum, who enjoys knitting, if she would knit me a patchwork bedspread. I gave her a massive bag of brightly coloured wool, and she set to work on knitting me some rectangles whenever … Continue reading

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At last the tassel stash has been depleted…

As the weather starts to cool down and we see hints of real Autumn, my mind turns to the cosy parts of Winter, my favourite season. AND the opportunity to use some of my stash of tassels.   So I … Continue reading

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