Making a Brooch Pin with Wood Appliques and Tweed Fabric

Making a Brooch Pin with Wood Appliques and Tweed Fabric

For two years now, I’ve had a bag of wood appliques (those wooden embellishments that furniture makers put on chairs and armoires, etc.) just sitting in my craft room. I purchased them at an architectural antiques store in Nashville, TN because they seemed PERFECT for a future project. At the time, I didn’t know what I’d do with them, but then I wondered if I could upcycle them into jewelry – specifically a brooch pin.
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From Thrift Store Clothes to Wired Ribbon for a Harvest Wreath

From Thrift Store Clothes to Wired Ribbon for a Harvest Wreath

When you can’t find the craft product you need (or are dreaming of), you sometimes have to make your own. And that’s what happened when I was working on an autumn wreath or harvest wreath and I couldn’t find plaid ribbon. So, I started to mull over the idea of making my own wired ribbon by upcycling some thrift store clothes / used clothing.Read more ›