• Crafting,  Cricut crafts,  Faux leather crafts

    Five groups you need to be part of on Facebook: Bow edition

    Bow makers unite. Making bows is not an easy hobby whether you’re part of the faux leather team or you make fabric or ribbon bows, there are plenty of groups to help you on your journey. We all need help, even those that have been doing it for years and the best people to help you are other people that have made the exact same mistakes that you have.  Why you should be part of Facebook groups? Facebook can be your best friend or your worst enemy and for me I chose that it would be my friend. There are so many groups that just make your life easier and…

  • Crafting,  Faux leather crafts

    Bow templates: Want to know where to buy amazing bow templates from?

    Let me guess, you’ve found some free bow templates which are amazing, you’ve used the design space templates, but you want more. This is how it starts, you’ll end up buying tonnes of templates, but it’s well worth it. These templates all come with commercial licensing and take your bow making to the next level. There are so many templates and designers out there, but here’s some of my favourite ones Maisie Moo Designs bow templates Probably the most talked about designer on my Tiktok. Not only is her customer service just amazing, her designs are out of this world. She honestly is so talented and answers all your questions.…

  • Crafting,  Faux leather crafts

    5 fabrics that I love to make bows with

    Hair bow making started off as a hobby for me. Shortly after I started making hair bows, I even decided to start an Etsy store (and it was a great learning experience!). Creating my own Etsy shop and getting my first set of sales really pushed me to go beyond my comfort zone and improve my bow making further! What I have learnt is that there are tonnes of different bow-making fabric available. Some make perfect bows but you might not enjoy working with them. Alternatively you could find a fabric that isn’t quite right for bows, but you love the way the fabric feels, which is how I started…

  • Crafting,  Faux leather crafts

    Tips to get the most out of your faux leather

    It’s no secret that having a hobby can cost you a fair amount of money, especially if you have a bit of an addiction to it. As creatives, we like to spend as little money as possible on things. And it’s possible to spend a lot on your hobbies and interests – especially when a lot of templates aren’t created to work with other templates. Here’s some tips to get the most out of your faux leather. Try and create a couple of items at once By creating a few items at once, you’re able to use design space to rotate templates to cut out as much as you can…