I hope you love your DIY kit in your Lollipop Boxes this month. Isn’t it cute?!
The mini kits have been made for us this month by the second of our small business collaborations ‘Heart Felty‘. Heart Felty is the wonderful creation by Michelle. I was so thrilled when I found Michelle and just LOVE these mini DIY kits that she’s made for us.
Inside are a set of simple instructions for you, but Michelle has also kindly put together some instruction for us to follow here on the blog. See below.
Before I go on to those though, I thought it would be fun to find out a little more about Michelle and her company ‘Heart Felty‘.
Michelle: ‘I have been running my small business, Heart Felty from my home in Staffordshire since 2012 – hand designing and making felt based gifts, cards and decorative items. All are hand designed and drawn, hand cut and hand sewn making each item unique. I always use felt where possible but I love to also include different types of fabrics (including hessian and especially vintage and pre-loved fabrics) as well as interesting and old buttons.
My inspiration comes mainly from the ‘designs’ of the natural world and the changing shapes, textures and colours all around us. I very much look to these as I design and create my pieces. I particularly enjoy the colours of Autumn and these shades run continuously through my work.
I sell most of my work by taking custom orders online through my website and Facebook page but I also have some of my items for sale in local gift shops and museums.
I’m also a qualified teacher and tutor and regularly teach felt crafting courses and sessions (usually based around the construction of particular items eg. Make a flower posy brooch).
In my spare time I love to draw and have very recently extended this hobby into another branch of my business’.
Please do visit Michelle Michelle on her Facebook page and leave a little love for her.
Here are the instructions that Michelle has kindly put together for us.
Happy badge making!!