17 Feb 2014

Craft, Hobby + Stitch International 2014 - part 1

If you aren't following the action at Craft Hobby + Stitch International trade show at Birmingham NEC you should! The Twitter feed is buzzing at @CrftHobbyStitch.

My contribution to the show has been to make a host of items using some of the vast range of Beacon Glues for Mark at Creative Products Distribution.

Now the show is underway I can share them with you.

You'll already have seen the hot air balloon made entirely with stiffened fabric using Beacon Stiffen Stuff.  I found another Beacon product, Fabri-Tac was perfect for sticking the stiffened pieces together, and I used this combination again to make this fabric rose.

You can see how beautifully the pieces cut on my digital cutter, as the stiffened sheets were perfectly flat and made full contact with the cutting mat.

I decided to test even smaller cuts, and made this little information card to go along with the balloon.

This final picture shows just how small that swag is (yes those are inches!).

I'll share more of my makes with you in part 2.

Design Credits:
Janet Packer (The Crafting Quine),
3D Balloon, 3D Tag base, Rose: SVG Cuts


  1. wow this is fab thanks for sharing. i couldnt find a follow button, dont follow by e-mail they get lost in all the other stuff i get lol x

  2. This is amazing. Beautiful work.

    1. Thanks Stephanie. Do you have a crafting blog? Maybe you can share the link, would live to take a look.


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