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  1. Hi everyone, we absolutely LOVE when customers share their fantastic projects and items with us. Last week a customer bought in these gorgeous fabric dolls that she has made. They are adorbale and the attention to detail is fab, from the hair all the way down to the pretty shoes! If you would like to send us a picture of something you have made to be featured on the website please do! email: [email protected]

    Carole & Gina

    Diva Crafts Fabric Dolls customer project

  2. Hi everyone, we've had lots of customers asking for Easter products already! Being crafter ourselves we know it's important to be ahead of any season, so we have lots of nice Easter items in! (links below) For Diva Loves week 62 we have chosen our felt die cut birds, we have a lovely dark brown and a bright yellow which would be great for Easter!

    Happy Crafting

    Carole & Gina

    Felt birds - click here

    Pastel ribbon pack - click here

    Pink candy stripe ribbon - click here

    Bertie's Bows Easter ribbons - click here

    felt birds easter chicks diva crafts diva loves week 62

  3. Hi everyone, we have the chance for you to win this fabulous embroidery kit, put together by us here at Diva Crafts! All you have to do is answer the question below!

    Diva Crafts competition win a free embroidery kit

    Rules: 1 entry per person please, anyone found making duplicate enteries will be disqualified. Contest ends at 11.59pm GMT on Sunday 19th January 2014! All of the correct answers will go into a hat, and the winner randomly chosen! UK residence only, the winner will be notified via email and announced on the site.

    Good luck everyone!

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  4. Hi everyone, and happy new year. This month we decided to try something new! And we chose free hand embroidery. I found some designs I like, and traced them onto my fabric, and then randomly chose the colours as I went, and I was very happy with my results! Below is three different ideas on how to use your embroidery!



    PS: For your chance to win an embroidery kit, please click here!

    diva crafts free hand embroidery project (1)

    I framed the elephant in a embroidery hoop!

    diva crafts free hand embroidery project (5)

    I trimmed down the teapot embroidery fabric to 40cm x 30cm and hemmed the edge to create a vintage inspired napkin!

    diva crafts free hand embroidery project (6)

    And finally I made a little bag.

    diva crafts free hand embroidery project (4)

    I cut down the named embroidery to 15cm x 10cm with a backing piece in the same size/colour. Other pieces for the front were cream 15cm x 17cm and mauve 15cm x 12cm. Join all 3 front pieces together.

    diva crafts free hand embroidery project (2)

    Back pieces: cream 15cm x 25cm and mauve 15cm x 12cm. Join the two back pieces. Sew the front piece to the back piece, make a tidy hem up the top (or a channel for a drawstring). I tied a piece of ribbon around the top to finish!

    diva crafts free hand embroidery project (3)