Tuesday 11 April 2017

Happy Easter Card

Easter is fast approaching but you still have time to make those handmade cards! Take some inspiration from Jane Collman with this fun Easter design!

Handmade by Jane Collman

Things you will need:

A4 300GSM Cream Hammer Embossed Card A4300CREAMHAMMER
A4 250GSM Gingham Lemon Small Squares  Card A4250LEMONSMALLGHIN
Tinted Card Tangerine A4250TINTTANGERINE
Tinted Card Intensive Yellow A4250TINTINTYELLOW
Tinted Card Black A4250TINTBLACK
Tape Runner S57269
Stix2 2 in 1 Glue Pen S57361
Die Cut Card Shape - Oval - Plain White S57286

Chick die
Alphabet die
Die cutting machine


Make a 6" x 4 1/4" landscape base card from Cream Hammer Embossed Cardstock.
Cut 3 pieces of Tangerine Card 5 1/4" x 3 3/4" and 3 pieces of the Yellow Gingham Card 5" x 3 1/2"

Layer all pieces together using Tape Runner.  Die Cut letters from Tangerine Card and arrange on card.  The Glue Pen is perfect for sticking your tiny letters/embellishments.  Don't worry if you can't get letters straight, wonky is good!

Layer cardstock and add to inside of the card.

Cut a strip of the Cream Hammered Card 1/2" x 8 1/2" long. Fold every 2 1/8" and with Tape Runner, stick to inside of card as shown in finished picture.

To complete card, die cut chicks and add to card as shown.  For cracked eggs, cut an oval die shape in half and place chick behind.

What an egg-cellent Easter idea!

For more lovely projects by Jane, please visit her blog.

For more information on Stix2 products please contact 0191 2697810 or sales@stix2.co.uk

Have Fun Crafting!

Monday 3 April 2017

NEW for 2017 - Stix2 Fabric Glue Pen

Think about all those stitching tasks that use pins and clips.

Imagine an easy to use, water soluble fabric glue that can replace all the pinning and clipping in your textile projects.

Introducing the NEW for 2017 Stix2 Fabric Glue Pen.

The Stix2 Fabric Glue Pen is designed to hold fabrics in place for sewing without the need for pins.

Simply apply the glue along the fabric edge and press the pieces together to hold. It is coloured pink for easy application and dries clear. Refills are also available.

Perfect to use on:

  • English Paper Piecing projects - a traditional form of patchwork
  • Temporary Fixing
  • Applique
  • Temporary Basting tasks such as basting a zip

Watch Sarah Payne demonstrating how to use this fantastic new product:

The Stix2 Fabric Glue Pen will become an invaluable addition to any sewing kit!

For further information on all of our Stix2 products, please contact us on 0191 2697810 or sales@stix2.co.uk

Have Fun Crafting!