Following on from my previous Christmas gnome I decided I needed to make a few more gnome themed Christmas items. The first idea which came to mind was for a cushion with a gnome detail, its also been a while since I had a chance to do some corner to corner crochet so I thought… Continue reading Charging out of the Christmas makes pile is a crochet Christmas gnome cushion
With Christmas rapidly approaching I’ve decided to have a little pre-Christmas sale over on my Etsy shop where you can now get 40% off all patterns on there until the 30th November. https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew
I have been wanting to make a Christmas gnome for the last few years, but with all the other makes I have had on I just haven't had a chance, this year I decided it was time to get one made so put it at the top of my makes list. It has been a… Continue reading Finally finished and hastily making their way out the crochet pile are some Christmas Gnomes!
I've really enjoyed making all my Santa themed items over the last few weeks (storage baskets with beards and without beards), so I decided to do just one more (for now..!) and here it is - a Santa drawstring bag. This is perfect for gifting things in this Christmas and I already have got a… Continue reading Just had to make one more Santa themed make….Santa drawstring bag
While experimenting with the top ruffle section on my original Santa storage baskets an idea came into mind that I should try doing a bearded version of these baskets. This idea appeared after a particularly disastrous ruffle attempt where I had way to many ruffles within a stitch - some positives do sometimes appear out… Continue reading Just had to add a beard…..Santa storage baskets part 2!
I'm in full Christmas makes mode at the moment and am slowly starting to make to some progress. This makes combines Christmas and one of my favourite types of makes - storage baskets, since making my Elf storage baskets last year I have been wanting to do a Santa version and I ran out of… Continue reading Christmas makes are continuing with some crochet Santa storage baskets
The last few months have been filled with Halloween makes and now that Halloween is finished for this year its time to move on to probably my most manic time of the year. I always have more ideas for things I want to make for Christmas than I ever get chance to make, and I… Continue reading Time for the Christmas makes to start…… First up is a fabric tree ornament
I’ve been wanting a mat to go on my table with a bowl of Halloween sweets this year and haven’t seen anything I’ve really liked and after making my Halloween wall hanging I realised it would also be a perfect idea for making a table mat too! I decided to do the same layout as… Continue reading Sneaking in one more Halloween themed make….a crochet Halloween table mat
These tote bags are perfect for gifting in this Halloween. Spider bag Materials Thread Paper to make letter templates (10x30 cm) Pins Scissors Fabric: Bag 2 pieces orange fabric - 30 x 40 cm 2 pieces spider netting - 30 x 40 cm Handles 2 pieces orange fabric - 8 x 60 cm 2 pieces… Continue reading Halloween Tote Bags
Pumpkins are a must have at Halloween and I don't think you could ever have too many of these cute little fabric ones... Materials Orange fabric 50x50 cm (18 cm diameter circle, 28 cm diameter) Black net fabric 20x20 cm (18cm diameter) Sewing thread ⁃ Orange ⁃ Black Pins Toy stuffing Scissors Needle Buttons -… Continue reading Fabric Halloween Pumpkins….