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Local crafts guru, Gloria Bastos, is back with an inspiring lineup of artists and crafters, showing us how to channel our creativity.  They’ll teach us a whole host of skills, from creating paper flowers and pewter work to ceramics and chalk paint techniques.

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Felting With Mandy Yearsley Of Just Unwind

Needle felting is an exciting craft that can create one of a kind items such as 3D characters, cushions, brochures, jewellery and so much more. This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Mandy Yearsley of Just Unwind. She introduces us to this versatile and colourful craft. She will teach us various skills such as felting using roving, adding different colours, making different shapes, creating 3D designs and so much more!

Amigurumi Crochet with Wilma La Cock of Skapie Needle Crafts

The Japanesse art of knitting and crocheting is a new worldwide craze that has also hit South African boarders. Amigurumi crochet is a fun craft that can be used to create key rings, bears, small animals and a whole lot more. This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Wilma La Cock of Skapie Needle Crafts. She will show us how to crochet a lovely snail. She will teach us various techniques such as following patterns, increasing and decreasing stitches, calculating stitches, slip stitch, stuffing the snail, adding different colours and so much more!

Chalk Paints By Sofia da Cunha O’Grady’s Paint

Chalk paint is any crafters addiction; with its multiple uses on various surfaces, it makes it hard not use. This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Sofia Da Cunha of O’Grady’s Paint. She will show us the versatile uses of this product on wood, ceramics and fabric. She will teach us various techniques such as painting on different surfaces, distressing, creating texture and so much more!

Teddy Bears with Michelle Neethling from Honeydew Bears

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Michelle Neethling from Honeydew Bears and she will show us the versatile and exciting craft of teddy bear making. She will teach us various techniques such as following patterns to create the bear, cutting mohair, using various stitches, airbrushing, assembling the bear using joints and stuffing, and so much more! We also visit her in her studio where she convinces us why we should take up this hobby.

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Pewter with Yvonne Botha from Mimmic Gallery and Studio

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Yvonne Botha of Mimmic Gallery and Studio. She shows us the versatile uses of pewter. She will teach us various techniques such as using stencils to create lovely and intricate designs, cutting pewter, engraving, adding patina and polish to give pewter its tone and so much more! We also visit her studio where she tells us about her passion and she also shows us her pewter collection.

Perpetual Calendar With Cindy Duncan Of Say Something

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Cindy Duncan from Say Something. She shows us how to make a functional and decorative birthday calendar with an antique look. She will teach us various techniques such as metal stamping, painting, creating texture and so much more!

Glass Mosaics By Mosaics With Lemaryn of Mosaics by Lemaryn

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Lemaryn Alberts of Mosaics by Lemaryn. She shows us the versatile uses of mosaics on chairs, mirrors, tissue boxes, holders, outdoor designs and a whole lot more. She will teach us various techniques such as cutting and gluing glass tiles, adding grout, texture, creating different colour shades and so much more! We will also visit her factory where she shows us the production of these glass tiles.

Mobiles with Roenell van Zyl

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Roenell van Zyl for Brother International. She will show us how to add a light-hearted dimension to a living space using mobiles. She will teach us various techniques such as cutting shapes using machinery, sewing and gluing craft paper, and combining colour and patterns and so much more!

Scrapbooking Gifts With Mara Schillaci of Hillcrest Art Supplies

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Mara Schillaci of Hillcrest Art Supplies. She shows us how to play with a variety of craft materials using stencils and texture paste, paper, stamps, ink and a variety of embellishments to create texturised scrapbooking gifts. She will teach us various techniques such as layering, inking, embellishing, stamping, creating creative colour effects and so much more.

Art Déco Blocks With Jacquie Van Zyl Of Seedpod Studios

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Jacquie Van Zyl of Seedpod Studios. She shows us how to play with a variety of craft materials using paint, paper, stamps and ink to create texturised and decorative art. She will teach us various techniques including dry brushing, inking, embellishing, stamping, colour coding and so much more.

Mosaics With Ursula Janke Of The Clay Club

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Ursula Janke of The Clay Club. She shows us the wonderful possibilities using ceramic inserts to create stunning mosaic crafts. She will teach us various techniques such as painting, cutting & shaping tiles, fitting inserts into the design, creating flow lines, texture and so much more.

Art Journaling With Kim Geyser Of K Craft

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Kim Geyser of K Craft. She introduces us to the new and exciting trend of art journaling. She’ll teach us various techniques such as inking, creating texture, how to mix different colours, ghosting, stamping, doodling and so much more.

Tunisian Crochet Bag With Elaine Van Wyk Of I Love Yarn

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Elaine Van Wyk of I Love Yarn. She shows us how to make an intricate crocheted bag. She will teach us various techniques such Tunisian crochet, slip stitches, how to create an ombre effect and so much more!

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