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Thread and Loop are a very proud and successful online fabric shop which supply a variety of different coloured and patterned fabrics which we specifically cater to meet all of our customers needs and desires. In the spotlight this week are our top spring picks of fabrics that can be used by you and your children to create their own t-shirts, fruit baskets, origami and many more! Have a read of all the fun things you can do with your children this spring holiday detailed below.

DIY: Berry Baskets!

Picking fresh berries such as strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries can be so much fun on a cute day out with your little ones all you need though is a homemade basket to collect all the berries in you’ll be spending hours of quality time together walking through the gardens picking your fruit to then snack on later! Choose picking the fruit you desire from either your garden, pick-your-own farm or even the grocery store, these homemade baskets made from top quality designed fabrics make a super sweet gift for friends and neighbours and of course there are so much fun to make as well! Food-safe thick fabric ensures the basket you place your picked berries in is super cute and something really stylishsnack and eat out of, you can even use them for your picnics together with your kids and spring time parties too

Supplies:

–              Your chosen favourite vibrant fabrics from Thread and Loop’s Online Fabric Shop

–              Scissors

–              Double sided tape

–              Pencil

–              Ruler

–              String 

Method:

Lay out your chosen Thread and Loop fabrics onto a clean flat surface and simply fold in the corners, cut away any parts of the fabric that looks untidy, tape together the sides – don’t worry if this doesn’t look aesthetically pleasing you can remove it afterwards – grab your string and mark on it with the pencil the length you wish for it to be then simply snip the remaining of using the scissors. Wrap the string around the tape and simply tie in a pretty bow.

DIY: Artsy Collages!

This project is a full fun packed kid-tastic idea! Grab a range of samples of many different of our designer fabrics, get all you kiddies together, and start cutting random shapes with them and creating collages together. You’ll be amazed by how talented your children can be when given the right appliances! Enjoy hours of fun and creativity making your own collages and even frame them and put them on your living room wall if they make the cut! You will be so proud of your little ones.

Supplies:

–              Your chosen favourite patterned fabrics from Thread and Loop’s Online Fabric Shop

–              Scissors

–              Double sided tape

–             Card/Canvas/Paper

–              Empty Frame

Method:

Get together all your chosen Thread and Loop fabrics, if you are undecided on which prints you want rest assured you can order up to 10 samples for free! Just head to our shop page here! Just make sure to click “Order a Swatch” Next cut all of the chosen fabrics into all different kinds of shapes and patterns you desire, using the scissors, then get the double sided tape and stick one side to your fabric shape and the other side down on your chosen card/canvas/paper, and there you have it your very own collage that you can later frame!

DIY: T-shirts!

Get together with your children and all bond together over the creation of making your own clothing! Yes it’s that easy. Get a cheap plain old top you don’t wear anymore and re-design it! Gather all of your favourite fabrics from Thread and Loop together and make tons of creations out of them and then attach to your top! Hay and now you have your very own unique homemade t-shirt!

Supplies:

–              Your chosen favourite designer fabrics from Thread and Loop’s Online Fabric Shop

–              An old t-shirt you don’t wear anymore

–              Scissors

–              Double sided tape

Method:

Grab your old t-shirt and lay it down flat on a clean surface. Get together all your chosen Thread and Loop fabrics, if you are undecided on which prints you want rest assure you can order up to 10 samples for free! Just head to our shop page here! Just make sure to click “Order a Swatch” Next cut all of the chosen fabrics into all different kinds of shapes and patterns you desire, using the scissors, then get the double sided tape and stick one side to your fabric shape and the other side down on your t-shirt, and there you have it your very own unique top!

DIY: In need of some relaxation from this spring holiday? Look no further!

That’s right! It’s been proven one of the most relaxing things to de stress is to do origami! So what are you waiting for, get together your favourite Thread and Loop fabrics from their online shop and start folding girl!

Supplies:

Your chosen all time favourite fabrics from Thread and Loop’s Online Shop

Method:

Get together all your chosen Thread and Loop fabrics and lay them down on a flat clean surface. Next fold into all kinds of different shapes you desire to make your perfect creation! You’ll be amazed at how much this little cheap exercise de-stresses you.

And there you go; you’ve created a ton of memories with your children this spring! Not only this but together you’ve been able to bond and create many magical creations that you will be able to keep forever. Remember to check out our collection of Checks and Stripes, as well as our Print collection to use for your ideas. If you would like to know more or have any questions contact us at 01252 710600 or hello@threadandloop.co.uk