Monday, July 16, 2007

Felt Making Demonstration at the Fred Aldous Shop in Manchester
Saturday 28th July from 11am-2pm

Sue and Julie will be showing you how to make your own felt.
They will use a number of basic felt making techniques and give you ideas of how to create various items such as a handbag, felt beads, small felt animals.
This is a fascinating process which allows you to create your own felt fabric with a unique design. It can also be used to create hats, glasses cases and jewellery.
So why not come along to our shop in the city centre of Manchester:
Fred Aldous Ltd, 37 Lever Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M1 1LW.
Opening Times: 8.15am - 5.15pm Monday-Saturday, closed Sunday.
Tel. 0161 236 4224

Friday, July 13, 2007

Great handmade stuffed animals. Click the link below and then
the 'Clive + Sunshine link' to see more.

Saturday, July 07, 2007

New Stock...

Bob Ross Art Materials.

After many requests we have added Bob Ross to our Art Materials Dept.

The colour chips for our website our missing because we are waiting for them to dry.
As with all our colour chips where possible we try to hand paint them with the actual
paint, they will be added to the website shortly.... 'Happy Painting'.

New Stock...

Screw Eyes are now available in sizes 14mm, 16mm or 20mm. Brass plated in packs of 50. Ideal for picture hanging, puppet making etc. From £1.55 for 50.

New Stock...

Pergamano DVD

Pergamano The True Passion DVD, a must for avid pergamano enthusiasts.

New Stock...
Spare needles for felt making
Pack of 10 spare felting needles (medium). If you've bought one of our Needle Felting Kits you may need some of these spare felting needles. Not suitable for children. These needles are very sharp and we advise that they are for adults only. They do not have an eye like a conventional needle as the point is used in a stabbing motion to creat felt objects using wool fibres.

New Stock..
Place setting cards
20 Place setting cards to decorate yourself. Available in White or Cream, Size: 99mm x 49mm when folded. Pre-scored for easy folding. Ideal for creating your own place settings at weddings and parties.

Monday, July 02, 2007

Fusible Fibres & Friendly Plastic

Friendly plastic has been around for years now, but used along with this fairly new craft product called fusible fibres you can create some beautiful objects that can then be used in jewellery making, as a card embellishment or as a bead. What you can't tell on this image is how the iridescent the objects are.

Click on the link below to go to our ideas page where we explain how to create these amazing embellishments.