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Preciosa Easter Bowl

Easter egg cups

This tutorial will show you how to create a small bowl for an Easter egg that you can either use every day when serving breakfast or at Easter to display your prettiest Easter egg. You can use Preciosa© seed beads to create a wide variety colour combinations. Tools/Materials Preciosa Seedbeads Crocheting yarn A Big Eye [Read more...]

Posted on: March 26, 2024

Easter Egg Inspiration

Easter in the Czech Republic is distinguished by typical Easter decorations. One of the symbols of Easter is the Easter egg. Make a crocheted egg out of ©PRECIOSA seed beads or Easter magnets with microbeads. Discover Now CROCHETED SEED BEAD EASTER EGGS This tutorial will help you make a crocheted egg out of PRECIOSA PermaLux [Read more...]

Posted on: March 27, 2023

Introducing The World Of Preciosa

Introducing the world of Preciosa

Cracks in the Crystal Market With flaring news of Swarovski’s decision to stop supply of crystal components worldwide due to reports of the companies financial problems and its attempt to reposition itself in the high end luxury market place, ‘PRECIOSA’, a Bohemian crystal producer is now emerging as the worlds leading supplier of quality crystals [Read more...]

Posted on: December 4, 2020

When Is Chiffon Not Chiffon?

When is chiffon not chiffon?

A very common question often posed by our clientele to us here at at Shine Trimmings & Fabrics HQ is 'When is chiffon not chiffon?' It can be confusing when you are weighing up all the different types of chiffon that is available to you as to which is best but the solution is easy, [Read more...]

Posted on: January 14, 2019

Tips For Sewing Tissue Lamé

Lamé can fray and snag easily so always use a new needle, preferably a small ballpoint. Change your needle more regularly than you normally would. If your needle is blunt it can create pulls in the fabric. Thread recommended is a good quality polyester such as Gütermann thread. Be aware that the fabric does fray when handled [Read more...]

Posted on: March 21, 2017

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