Crochet, Cushions, Patterns

Crochet ‘Keeping It Cosy’ dachshund cushion

I’ve been working on a few makes recently all of which have a dog theme to them - I decided to group them all together and have a dog themed month of makes a few months ago whilst working on some blankets so be prepared for a couple more over the next few weeks! First… Continue reading Crochet ‘Keeping It Cosy’ dachshund cushion

Cushions, Patterns, Sewing

This monster reading cushion is perfect for keeping a close eye (or two or maybe even three!) on your books!

I wanted to make a reading cushion and wanted a slightly different design, my eye then spotted the Cutest Little Monsters fat quarter set by The Craft Cotton Company and I knew I had to make a monster themed cushion! What I love about this cushion is you can use the base cushion pattern and… Continue reading This monster reading cushion is perfect for keeping a close eye (or two or maybe even three!) on your books!

Cushions, Patterns, Sewing

Woven love heart cushion tutorial

I wanted to make a heart themed cushion - but wanted something a little different than normal, and after a bit of thinking and a few sketches of ideas I decided I wanted to try and do a woven heart appliqué cushion. I wasn’t too sure whether it would work as it’s been a long… Continue reading Woven love heart cushion tutorial

Crochet, Cushions, Patterns

Round and round in circles again with a ‘Round In Circles’ cushion

I really love my 'Round In Circles' blanket and wanted to make something else with the same stitch. After a little bit of thinking I started on making a cushion to go with my 'Going Wavy' cushion as I knew they would look really good together, especially with them both using the same colours. I… Continue reading Round and round in circles again with a ‘Round In Circles’ cushion

Craft, Cross-Stitch, Cushions, embroidery

Stitching up a hoot-tastic owl!

As I obviously don't have enough projects on the go at the moment, I have decided to add another to the list - as a slight excuse it is already started I will just be finishing it off! I do find it hard to just focus on one project, I need the chaos of having… Continue reading Stitching up a hoot-tastic owl!

Cross-Stitch, Cushions

I saved the biggest until last. A cross stitch flowery flurry is ready just in time

  I had three cross stitch cushions to complete this year for gifts and this final one has taken by far the longest to complete. It was a much bigger pattern than the previous two and had much more detail and I didn’t think it was going to end! But, I have finally managed to… Continue reading I saved the biggest until last. A cross stitch flowery flurry is ready just in time