Today I am going to share a tutorial for a couple of versions of a quick and easy bag made from Fat Quarters as part of Elizabeth’s Christmas in July series – to help all of us get started on those handmade gifts early so we’re not sewing zombies on December 24th. This tutorial …
Chilli Jam: Although I call this chilli jam, I don't mean by this that it's the sort of thing you'd spread on your toast at breakfast (though smeared inside a bacon sandwich, it could be a real help one hungover morning) but rather a chilli jelly - chelly? - that glows a fiery, flecked red and is fabulous with cold meats or a cheese plate. And just a small pot of it makes a gorgeous present.
Safe foods for hamsters. A clear hamster icon means you can go ahead and give it to your hamster without worry; an “X” over the hamster icon means you should never give that item to your hamster; and an “S” refers to it being safe sometimes or some foods within that section being safe Key: Red = Syrian/Golden Hamsters Yellow = Roborovski Dwarf Hamsters Green = Chinese Dwarf Hamsters Blue = Djungarian Hamsters/Russian Winter White Hamsters Purple = Campbell’s Dwarf Hamsters
Banksy Death Art It's startling, but there is a point to it. Banksy often touches on very political subjects - to raise awareness about what is truly going on in society. But it is easy to interpret his work to mean other things. For example - this piece focuses on children and their innocence (depicted through the pink butterflies - which are predominantly used to represent blood and death) but also war and culpability through suicide.