How to make felt coffee cosies

We’ve seen a bundle (is that a good collective noun for these?) of our cover star tea cosies knitted up this month, but perhaps we can interest you in a little something different for your coffee? We couldn’t resist sharing this tutorial with you from our namesake, ‘Molly’s Sketchbook’ on The Purl Bee.

To make 16 felt cosies:
One fuscia felt bundle – available from Purl Soho or choose some colours from your local haberdashery
100% cotton thread

How to make a felt beard

With mankind buzzing about Movember and Novembeard, we feel the ladies should be able to join in too. Introducing Erin Dollar, the woman who wears a beard rather well. 

Here’s how to make your own woolly whiskers. 
Two 8″×12″ pieces craft felt, any colour
Thread in matching colour
1 yard grosgrain ribbon, cut in half 18″ each
Needle or sewing machine
Straight pins

DIY jewellery: How to make a thimble necklace

How super cute is this necklace made from a thimble and some colourful pins, it’s like a little mini sewing garden. Not only is it a great way to make a statement about your love of making but we don’t know about you but it really gets our creative juice flowing with ideas! The necklace has been designed by Laura over at The Wind and the Sail and we are really pleased she has let us share this tute with you. 

Click through to find out how to make the necklace!