Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Just had to make one more Santa themed make….Santa drawstring bag

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

Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Just had to add a beard…..Santa storage baskets part 2!

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!

Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Christmas makes are continuing with some crochet Santa storage baskets

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

Christmas, Craft, Patterns, Sewing

Time for the Christmas makes to start…… First up is a fabric tree ornament

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

Crochet, halloween, Patterns

Sneaking in one more Halloween themed make….a crochet Halloween table mat

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

halloween, Patterns, Sewing

Halloween Tote Bags

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

Crochet, halloween, Patterns

The Halloween makes are taking over – now it’s time for a Halloween themed wall hanging

It’s a good think I bought a load of orange wool when I saw it in the shops a few months ago as I am going through it like crazy with all these Halloween themed makes! I’ve had so many ideas for Halloween makes and just never had enough time to make them all until… Continue reading The Halloween makes are taking over – now it’s time for a Halloween themed wall hanging

Crochet, halloween, Patterns

Crochet Halloween Coasters

I liked my Halloween crochet bunting so much I decided to make some more of the items from the bunting to use as coasters too, I also added in an extra design for an eyeball! Pattern for Halloween Coasters (and the Bunting) is now available on my Etsy and Ravelry shops: https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew

Crochet, Patterns

Halloween Crochet Bunting

Halloween preparations are well under way at the moment - meaning Halloween themed crochet makes are taking over! Following on from the Pumpkin storage baskets is some Halloween bunting. I got the idea for this whilst making my fabric pumpkin bunting, but for this I wanted to add a few different Halloween themed items rather… Continue reading Halloween Crochet Bunting

Patterns, Sewing

No excuse for any more lost pens or pencils….Fabric notebook pen holder

Whenever I am writing down some patterns or ideas I can never find a pen or pencil and by the time I manage to find one I have almost forgotten what I was wanting to write in the first place! I have books all over the place so despite having a pen/pencil pot it never… Continue reading No excuse for any more lost pens or pencils….Fabric notebook pen holder