Queen of Hearts

Designed by Alex Henry Mixed Media Off with his head January's monthly Powertex challenge is Alice in Wonderland, now doesn’t that just conjure up all sorts of exciting possibilities. Dave and I put on our thinking caps and started to work around all things teapots and cups. Out of nowhere an idea popped into my … Continue reading Queen of Hearts

Powertex birdhouse

Designed by Jill Cullum When given the brief "A Winter's Tale" to create a blog, there were many things that sprung to mind.  However, my love of everything cute, and recent obsessions with mice, led me to create this Powertex birdhouse. Materials Powertex Fabric Hardener in blackPowertex Powercolor Pigments of your choiceWooden BaseBirdhouse - mdfCeramic … Continue reading Powertex birdhouse

It’s Cold Outside

Designed by Patricia Williams Wintertime is upon us and Christmas, but not all projects have to be Christmas themed there are lots of other ways to express the beauty of Wintertime. The brief for this month’s article in the Powertex magazine is "It's cold out there". I am building my idea around no matter how … Continue reading It’s Cold Outside

Gothic Fantasy Pram

Designed by Patricia and Dave Williams How it all began For a very long time I have wanted a vintage style pram. It goes back to when I had my own babies, living in a flat there was no room for such a majestic pram. So, children long grown up, I decided Powertex gave me … Continue reading Gothic Fantasy Pram

Mixed media gothic art

Powertex UK Secret Art Box - October 2019 Designed by Kore Sage The Powertex UK mixed media subscription box for October was packed with spooky mdf and embellishments. The sturdy mdf frame was perfect for some gothic mixed media art. Powertex Mixed Media art by Kore Sage The Secret Art Box also included: Black Powertex … Continue reading Mixed media gothic art

Fabulous Frames

By Annette Smyth Hello there, Did you catch Tracey Evans on Hochanda on 27th September? if not click here to go to the Hochanda site and watch the shows on rewind at 11am and 3pm. If you did then you will have seen the amazing frames and panels now available from Powertex UK. The frames … Continue reading Fabulous Frames

Powertex Clock, fall back

Designed by - Shell North This month the design team were challenged to follow and complete a design team members step by step from a previous article. This came with one stipulation that we did it with our own twist. There were so many I wanted to do but in the end Abigail's bright summer … Continue reading Powertex Clock, fall back

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

Masai Collection

In August our product of the month is the Masai Collection. This is a collection of plaster head/busts that can be used to create stunning figurines and statues. You may have seen "Agnes" recently on our Hochanda tv shows. The plaster pieces can be painted with Powertex Fabric Hardener and attached to a stand with … Continue reading Masai Collection

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