I've had the idea for a flamingo cushion for a while now and when I received some Essential Trends fat quarters in pink by The Craft Cotton Company I knew they would be perfect for making one with. It was great fun putting this cushion together and I have kept him sat on my craft… Continue reading This flamingo cushion will always stand out from the crowd!
Ive been working on a few more crochet hooded blanket patterns over the last few months and there are bits of different animals and birds gathering up in my craft basket and starting to overflow all over the place!. In an attempt to reduce the crammed conditions in the craft basket I have managed… Continue reading Make your own circus of puffins with this crochet hooded puffin blanket pattern
I completed this sewing tutorial for The Craft Cotton Company using their lovely Paisley Bird fabric range. I love the bright colours and the bird detail of these fabrics, they are sure to brighten up any day. The tutorial to make one is available for free over on The Craft Cotton Company Blog: https://www.craftcottonblog.co.uk/single-post/2017/06/29/Paisley-bird-cushion
Soon as I saw this bird fabric I knew it would be perfect for some bunting I was wanting to make and I paired it with some yellow and red fabric I had already in my stash. I think I have been a bit overly optimistic with making this so early in preparation for hanging… Continue reading I can’t wait for the weather to improve so I can get this bunting out to brighten up my garden, I hope I won’t be waiting for too long!
I never thought I would reach the end of these but I have reached the bottom of my craft bag and all the bird parts have been successfully been put together, the last to be completed was this lovely kiwi bird. I have been putting this one off to last as I wasn't looking forward… Continue reading The last pieces have been completed and carefully scuttling its way out of my craft bag is a kiwi bird
The number of bird bits remaining in my craft bag are slowly reducing - there's only a few left in there now and the next completed bird to make its way out is this lovely macaw. I love the bright colours of this macaw, perfect to brighten up any dull day. This macaw is from… Continue reading Following the flamingo out of a tangle of wings and beaks and squawking happily, a macaw
I have had a random assortment of legs, beaks, wings and bodies in my craft bag for a while now since my last flurry of bird makes, and have finally found some time to make the final few pieces and put these birds together. The first completed and strutting out happily is a very fabulous… Continue reading After a short break the birds are back, and first out the bag is a fabulous flamingo
As soon as I saw this pattern in Edwards Menagerie: birds by Kerry Lord I knew I had to make it, and I just had to make some little fishes for him to catch in his beak! My bag of bird makes in progress is now slowly starting to thin out a bit, I… Continue reading Flying hungrily out of the slowly shrinking bag of bird works in progress to catch some fish one very happy pelican
Another great pattern from Kerry Lords book Edwards Menagerie: birds, is this woodpecker. It's managed to squeeze it's way out from all the legs, wings, tails and other bird parts I have in progress in my craft basket which was quite a task as it is getting very squashed in there now. I bet it… Continue reading Tapping up quite a racket as it leaves the making nest is a very smart woodpecker