Silk scarf painting on a Mandala design with Inktense block
Silk scarf painting on a square Mandala design with Inktense block
Silk painting is addictive and very easy with the Derwent Inktense block (works like watercolor). Here is another video of painting (coloring) the square scarf of Mandala design. It is beginner friendly project and does not require heat setting. See product links below.
Silk painting videos to watch
My 9 year old's first silk painting video
A simple sewing tutorial of turning an old dress into a shopping bag. It only requires sewing straight lines by hand or a sewing machine. A beginner sewing project that is practical and environmentally friendly.
A simple hand sewing project of a pencil box with an elastic to tie over your notebook. The elastic holds the notebook so you always have pencils with you, and the elastic band can act as a bookmark to mark the page you are working on.
This video is showing the process of my father’s Chinese ink painting and his old works. He did not get any formal training but paints almost daily.
This video shows how I knit the pillows in 3 different ways. 1. Hand knitting with a bulky yarn, 2. Machine knitting with a worsted weight yarn, and 3. Finger crochet with a super bulky yarn.
An envelope style pillowcase is an easy stash busting project. You can pick any color combination, any size and stitches. Knit with a machine or by hand. A quick and fun project to brighten your room.
Here is a simple DIY video tutorial of how to make a small gift box or party favor box out of paper folding and cutting. I use the 8.5 x 11 inch card stock to make a small box with an interlocking top.
Here is another video of the silk scarf painting. It is a beginner friendly project by using Inktense block. Even my 9-year-old can paint her scarf easily.
A video of how I dye my wool yarn naturally with red yeast rice. No chemical added. Just vinegar and red yeast rice. It turns into a lovely peachy red color.
How to machine knit a half Milano stitch with no rolled edges? See the video inside. The Milano stitch creates 1 x 1 ribbing on the left and right edges, with the middle part plain stockinette stitch.