It’s great to add a little Christmas sparkle to your table over Christmas and when I saw the Snowy Woodland fabric by The Craft Cotton Company I knew I had to make a table runner using it. I decided to go for a tree theme as two of the fabrics were perfect for this -… Continue reading Perfect for Decorating your table this Christmas – a Christmassy themed table runner
Soon as I made my Crochet gnome cushion I knew it was also be perfect as a wall hanging too, so after making some extra bits and finding a piece of dowel I got one made! This will be perfect for decorating this Christmas, and the pattern is available on my Etsy and Ravelry shops.… Continue reading Just had to do one more……crochet gnome wall hanging
I wanted to make another tree themed decoration like my fabric Christmas trees and fabric Christmas tree bunting but decided that rather than using fabric I wanted to do something using crochet instead. I thought it would also be a great idea to do a bit more corner to corner crochet after completing my Christmas… Continue reading Any excuse for some corner to corner crochet….just a little crochet Christmas tree
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