Powertex Creature Comforts

Designer - Shell North What inspires me? As a tutor I’m often asked how I come up with all my ideas and what Inspires me. My first answer is everything. I’m sure we all know a Powertex crafter that is inspired by everything around them and has a list longer than their arms of inspirations. … Continue reading Powertex Creature Comforts

Rusty letter art

The Secret Art Box - August 2019 Designer - Kore Sage The August Secret Art Box included a personalised initial in mdf, a stencil, papers, a quote stamp and textured fabrics. Also Lead Powertex fabric hardener and colour pigments were in Aqua ink and Blue Bister granules. There was so much in the box to … Continue reading Rusty letter art

New Metallic Tag project pack

Powertex UK New Metallic tag project pack

Designer - Tracey Evans There's a new project pack available from Powertex UK and Tracey has a tutorial for you to create this gorgeous metallic tag with a beautiful mdf letter, that's personalised to you. Personalised Metallic Tag project by Tracey Evans Tutorial Tracey Evans, the creative director at Powertex UK uses Lead Powertex Fabric … Continue reading New Metallic Tag project pack

Initial Star Plaque

The Secret Art Box - August 2019 Designer - Gill Goldsmith The August Secret Art Box arrived and I was excited to unpack it and see what was inside this month. Again I wasn’t disappointed with the amount of contents…gorgeous papers, stamps, a bundle of letters, fabric textures, MDF tags, blue bister granules, aqua acrylic … Continue reading Initial Star Plaque

The sea is my heart, a Powertex octopus

Designer - Shell North A Powertex octopus. The theme this month is Underwater, this is one of my favourite go to themes I love to create with as I love the sea. Living in Dorset I’m close to the sea and often find myself seeking respite on some of the peaceful secluded beach spots I … Continue reading The sea is my heart, a Powertex octopus

Secret Art Box Love

True Love in a Secret Art Box- Shell North February is the month of love so what better theme than 'True Love' could you have for this months Secret art box? So I decided to mix it up, take on a challenge and embrace my fears. So I am about to share with you some … Continue reading Secret Art Box Love

Inspiration for an Artwork

Texture inspiration

Where to find Inspiration for an artwork I am often asked where I get my inspiration for an artwork from. Well mostly the answer is, "it's all around me". Because I see inspiration when I'm out for daily walks with my camera. It might be in nature, in architecture, in the many working environment. In … Continue reading Inspiration for an Artwork

A Brace of Powertex Herons – Fiona Potter

Well here we are at the start of a new year and for me a new challenge. I am thrilled to be back on the Powertex Design Team for a third year and this year I want to push my own boundaries further. I've never been comfortable with sculpting but have always admired my team … Continue reading A Brace of Powertex Herons – Fiona Potter

We Three Powertex Kings – Powertex Christmas – Donna Mcghie

A Blog On How To Create 3 Beautiful Powertex Kings I did wonder when those lovely people at Powertex HQ told me I was being given 'We Three Kings' as my December theme, if they were indulging my love of bling. I do tend to throw a bit of bling into most things I create, … Continue reading We Three Powertex Kings – Powertex Christmas – Donna Mcghie

Top Ten Tips for a Powertex Christmas – Annette Smyth

Hello Everyone I don't know about you but I just love this time of year.  I have Christmas movies and music playing in the background from the beginning of November!! So in the spirit of the season,  I wanted to share some ideas with you on how to get a wintery festive feel into your … Continue reading Top Ten Tips for a Powertex Christmas – Annette Smyth