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  1. It's been hectic, so i'm a little late with the blog this month!

    November's box was our second christmassy instalment and was packed full of traditional reds, snowmen, candy stripes and bells.


     

    My absolute favourite part of this month's box was the buttons (and Bell) selection. It really got me in the festive spirit packing them up!

     

     

    The fabric, a super cute Scandi style snowmen print, is 100% cotton from The Craft Cotton Co.

     

     

     

    We've changed the style of our box's this month, going for a slimmer, letterbox friendly box and it's been a hit! All the contents are the same, the only difference is the felt isn't rolled into a little bundle. This allows us to get all the fab contents into a smaller box and also bring the cost down. The postage cost has gone from 'Small Parcel' to Large Letter' so we've knocked the difference of the cost of the monthly subscription.

     

     

    Next month's box theme is Indigo. A (hopefully) refreshing box full of cool blue hues to kick start your post Xmas crafting projects. Subs on sale now!

     

     

    Plus don't forget, if you are after a craft Christmas gift then head over and check out our one off boxes or gift subscriptions.

     

    Sarah x

     

     

  2. Due to Christmas being the crafting peak of the entire year we decided this time last year that we would devote two month's of Habdash to lovely festive craft supplies! October saw the first instalment for 2016!


     

    We broke from our Habdash tradition slightly this month and gave our subscribers two fat eighths instead of one fat quarter. I had four beautifully coordinating Christmas fabrics and I didn't want to put just one print in each box. Each subscriber got a lucky dip of two of these fab fabrics to play with this month.

     

    The fabric led the way for the colour theme for the whole box which is not completely traditional but definitely gives you a warm, fuzzy christmassy feel.


     

    The felt colours in this month's box were Teal, Charcoal, Cherry, Crimson, White, Dove Grey and a NEW shade, Marl Teal.


     

    I added some lovely East of India double faced Gros Grain stitched ribbon and a fun Festive print. this varied between Santas and Penguins but all were super cute!

    Last on the trims front was two metres of my fave....Ric Rac...White and sparkly Silver. I love the retro feel Ric Rac gives and it's one of my simple joys...

     

    The button selection this month was a variety of Christmas Stockings, Trees and Jingle Bells.


     

    If you bagged a box...I hope you like it! Don't forget to share on social media using #myhabdash <3

     

    Next month we are continuing our festive craft extravaganza with a traditional Christmas theme. You can sign up here. Limited number available.

     

    If you are after a cute crafty gift for a friend or rellie then there is 15% off all stand alone boxesgift subscriptions and felt bundles over on our website

    Just use code HOHOHO at the checkout. Ends 31st October at midnight.

     

    Sarah x

     

     

     

     

     

  3. Habdash Reveal: Woodland

     
    Autumn is here and we've gone all out to give you a beautiful autumnal themedHabdash Box this month. Packed full of rich brown and green shades it's sure to get you in the mood for the season ahead!
     
     
    September always sees a shift in inspiration for me, back to school, dewy mornings and the smell of woodsmoke creeping in to the evenings and early mornings. Autumn is my favourite time of year and green is my favourite colour, this box was a real joy to put together.
     
    I turned once again to the 'Hello Bear' range of fabrics by Bonnie Christine for Art Gallery. I've used prints from this popular range before and it was my first port of call for this box.
     The felt colours were chosen around the fabric, mossy greens, sables and terracottas.
     
     
    The trims were harder this month. I wanted a little bit of luxury, so in the end I settled for a faux silk and velvet. These were quite deep colours so to tie in the lighter shade of green from the fabric I also choose a linen with a mint green edge. I picked up the foxy terracotta brown shade with some lovely fine jute twine.
     
     
    The buttons are my favourite bit of this box, a cute fox, and wooden leaves and apples...and to add a little extra some basic spots and stripes.
     
     
    Our next two boxes will be focusing on Christmas, with two very festive different themes coming up.  ..it may seem early but the next box is dispatched on 20th October and we all know Christmas is the busiest time of year for crafting! New boxes and subs will be available from 1st October. 
     
    You can purchase one off boxes or subscriptions as a gift. If you buy a subscription gift, you can have the first box delivered to you and the option of delaying the rest of the subscription until after Christmas. We can also add a gift message for you!
     
    Find out more on our website or Not on the High Street.

    Sarah x
     
  4. Habdash Reveal: Pandalicious

     
    August is almost over and it's been even more hectic than normal for us. The school holidays brings a marathon of juggling unlike any other time of the year and I am counting the days to a return to our normal levels of craziness!
    The theme for this months Habdash was the first time we've gone for a character based theme. 
    I found some amazing Panda Buttons and it was fate that Art Gallery Fabrics bought out a Panda themed fabric range that was released at the end of July. Serendipity. It was all falling into place nicely! 
    It's definitely full on Kawaii fun before we head into the cosy colours and themes of Autumn and Christmas in the coming months.
     
     
     
     
    So...it all started with the buttons, and the fabric. The release of the Pandalicious range from Art Gallery Fabrics was PERFECT. The hardest part is often finding a fabric to fit in with the themes I have floating around in my head. The fabric is usually the last piece to fall into place, it's great when it works the other way around sometimes.
     
     
     
    I chose some bold Chevron and Heart trims alongside a more dainty fuchsia pink embroidered Ric Rac.
     
     
     
    This months felt selection included, Charcoal, Black, White, Marl Grey, Dove Grey, Fuchsia and Pale Pink. All wrapped up with the same super cute black heart ribbon. 
     If you love these colours, all felt is also available via our website.
     
     
     

     

    Coming up over the next three months we are switching over to autumnal and festive colour palettes. September's Box has a Woodland theme and you will be spoilt with festive lovliness in October and November, it couldn't be a better time to sign up!
     
    Don't forget you save 5% with a six month sub and 10% on a twelve month sub. 
     
    We also do gift subscriptions and one off boxes if you are looking for that perfect crafty christmas gift!
     
     
    You can also find us on Not on the Highstreet.

     

    Sarah x