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How to.. make a Sock Monkey

| September 30, 2011 | 29 Comments
How to.. make a Sock Monkey

Welcome back to this week’s “How to… Make A  Sock Monkey”. The Sock Monkey Pattern has been around a long long time. Originally it was designed by the Nelson Knitting Company. They came up with a way of making use of two whole socks to make a cute cheeky little monkey. The Sock Monkey Pattern […]

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Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

| September 11, 2011 | 1 Comment
Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

After having spent a morning with Morsbags a couple of weeks ago, I was inspired to make some more (here is my original Morsbag post with links to patterns). I had huge sewing machine problems.. but it is all part and parcel of learning to sew. I just chanted: it isn’t the sewing machine, you […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

| September 7, 2011 | 10 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

Hello! Guess what.. yes we are having another break here at Red Ted Art…. but if you are linky “Hungry”, I thought I would put it up for you anyway, as wella s share one of my favourite Red Ted Art crafts to date: our Loo Roll Giraffe Marionettes! We made these well over a […]

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Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

| August 18, 2011 | 29 Comments
Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

What crafts to make with sticks? Easy! Remember our Stick Men from ages ago? Well we made more! Pip Squeak had a go too – you can see the one with the squished fabric! She added tons of glue and squished it on. I think it looks rather lovely and robe like!! Red Ted now […]

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How to… make a Rag Heart (Guest Post)

| June 17, 2011 | 44 Comments
How to… make a Rag Heart (Guest Post)

Today we have a very lovely “How to make a Rag Heart Wreath” guest post from Mary from Mary Poppins Home Sweet Home. As some of you may know there a some Mummy And Daddy (the MADs) Blogging awards going on the UK. I was very excited and chuffed to see that I have been […]

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Sneaky Craft: Squash Monsters

| May 15, 2011 | 19 Comments
Sneaky Craft: Squash Monsters

We finally made our squash monsters! I am SO proud as BOTH KIDS did theirs ALL BY THEMSELVES! Red Ted’s has been christened Elvis (he has a coat with stars on) I also have to share these photos with you – I have no where else to “put them” and after all this is my […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Fairy Fish Magic

| April 20, 2011 | 34 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Fairy Fish Magic

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This week we decided to have a go at recycled materials again… it was prompted by the fact that we received some “Fairy Liquid Washing Gel” and I thought that the bottle looked a bit like a fish… so I looked at the other Fairy bottles and thought… we […]

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Pirates (sneaky photo)

| March 15, 2011 | 29 Comments
Pirates (sneaky photo)

We made Julia Donaldson’s “The Troll” Pirates today. If you want a full post (and how Red Ted helped me) – do let me know!!

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Recycled Get Crafty!

| January 1, 2011 | 24 Comments
Recycled Get Crafty!

Happy New Year!!! Welcome to 2011!! Well, I am a great fan of “make do and mend”. And if you cannot make do, then to reuse or repurpose. There so many fabulous things you can create out of supposed waste material it is rather astounding and the featured list just kept on growing and growing. […]

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Launching My First eBook

| December 29, 2010 | 25 Comments
Launching My First eBook

A conveniently collated ebook bringing you cheap “Paper Roll” crafts for around the year! This is a great way to get you crafting once a month or to give you ideas for “key calendar” dates, such as Chinese New Year or Halloween. All crafts use the humble paper roll as a basis and with the use of […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Recycled Christmas (or Birthday) Thank Yous

| December 27, 2010 | 26 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Recycled Christmas (or Birthday) Thank Yous

This is a cheeky EXTRA Kids Craft this week. The “proper one” comes on Wednesday, but I just wanted to share these very quick and easy recycled Christmas Thank You Cards. 10 took us around 15min to make and are a great way for young children who cannot write to learn about “saying thank you”, as […]

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How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

| October 29, 2010 | 46 Comments
How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

I have been pondering on how to make an easy Stick Horse (or Hobby Horse in some parts of the world) for a while. Ever since, we had the Sock Bunny visit, I have been wanting to make a Sock Stick Horse, and here we have it! I have made it for Red Ted this […]

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story + art = great stART – Lost & Found, Oliver Jeffers

| August 11, 2010 | 45 Comments
story + art = great stART – Lost & Found, Oliver Jeffers

I am on a mission to read this book as often and regularly as possible over the next few months, as our local children’s theatre (Polka in Wimbledon) is doing a special under 3s productions of this come Christmas. Tickets have been purchased and I can’t wait to take Red Ted! And I want to […]

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How to… make a Halterneck out of a T-shirt (Guest Post)

| July 9, 2010 | 42 Comments
How to… make a Halterneck out of a T-shirt (Guest Post)

It looks like we have Guest Post month!! So many lovely people sharing their crafts with you on Red Ted Art. Hurray! This week we have the amazing Amanda from Unique Snowflake visiting. She came up with his ingenious way of converting an old T-shirt into a Halterneck for the ladies! Talk about fabulous recycling! […]

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