Author Archives: Allison Holland

Printing with Jacquard Iron-On Transfer Paper

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Print images onto fabrics such as t-shirts, bags, bedding, jackets, home textiles, banners, art quilts and much more with the iron on Jacquard Transfer Paper. There are two types of transfer sheets Jacquard Iron-On Transfer Paper for Light Coloured Fabrics and Jacquard Iron-On Transfer Paper for Dark Coloured Fabrics and these can be used to […]

Snowman Mobile made from Sculpey UltraLight Polymer Clay

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Sculpey UltraLight polymer clay is exactly what it says – an ultralight clay that can be used in so many brilliant ways. It is perfect for making things just like this snowman mobile! The simple snowmen were made by rolling Sculpey UltraLight into a log and dividing it into five equal parts. Two parts were […]

NEW Website Layout for 2022

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The George Weil website has had a Spring Clean to brush away the Winter cobwebs – and all without reducing the product range! The new category structure is designed to take you straight to the products you are looking for; visit PAINTS for Artists & Crafts to find watercolours, oils, acrylics, silk paints and glass paints, or […]

Springspiration 2022!

craft ideas for Spring

Spring is springing (so are the March hares!) and Easter is just round the corner. Are you feeling inspired to create? Felt Making Ideas Feltmaking and Needle Felting techniques can be used to create 3-dimensional objects and there are many resources on the internet for making a needle felted Easter – try colourful Easter Eggs, […]

Experimental Botanical Print with Leaves using Alum Mordant

Botanical Eco Printing with Leaves

Print with leaves found in the garden or out on a walk; explore, experiment and take notes! Creating these Botanical Prints is so satisfying as each experiment will give you a different result.  You can find further information about this technique from our Blog post Botanical Printing – an overview or search the internet to […]

Botanical Printing – an overview

Overview of Botanical Prinintg

Botanical Printing, Eco Printing, Botanical Dyeing, Eco Dyeing, Botanical Inks – just some of the terms being used to describe this increasingly popular and exciting approach to transferring plant colours and patterns onto fabric and paper. The varying methods use leaf and flower cuttings to extract colour and ghost-like images of the foliage. The potential […]

Experimental Botanical Print with Petals using Alum Mordant

Botanical printing using petals

Here is a first attempt at creating a Botanical Print with petals gathered from around the garden (you can find further information about this technique from our Blog post Botanical Printing – an overview). It is difficult to get a clearly defined print with petals as the colours tend to bleed into the fabric. A […]

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