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Folk it! Cotton Reels

Create intricate bohemian designs using your Folk it! kit

  • Home Crafts
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

Tools and materials required

  • Wooden cotton reels, two
  • Folk It! Dotty Collection, Sweetheart Designs

The Dotty Collection kit includes:

  • 3 acrylic paints
  • 6 patterns
  • Transfer paper
  • 1 dotting tool
  • 6 heart-shaped mount boards
  • Instruction booklet with link to an online video
  • Glamour dust

Pink Reel Instructions

Paint a small wooden cotton reel pink, then leave to dry. Apply a row of white hearts around one end, adding purple dots between each one. When dry, wind bakers twine around the reel, leaving the painted end uncovered.

Purple Reel Instructions

Create a spray of roses on one side of a wooden cotton reel in purple and white. Add small dots, then leave to dry. Cut a length of bakers twine and fold in half. Knot the end and thread the loop through a wooden bead. Slide the loop through the centre of the reel, then add a second bead. Secure the beads with a dab of glue and use the loop to hang.