Patterns, Sewing

The number of rabbits hopping out of my craft pile is rapidly multiplying….next up a rabbit tie corner basket!

I received some gorgeous Peter Rabbit fabric from The Craft Cotton Company and knew I wanted to do something that featured rabbit ears and would be good for storing things at Easter. With this in mind I came up with an idea for a tie corner basket which would be great for keeping all those… Continue reading The number of rabbits hopping out of my craft pile is rapidly multiplying….next up a rabbit tie corner basket!

Craft, Patterns, Sewing

Happily hopping out of the sewing pile are some rather cute Easter Rabbits

I wasn't too sure whether I would have enough time to get all the Easter makes I wanted made in time this year, but despite my initial worries I am slowly starting to make some progress on my 'to do' list so hopefully I will get most of them completed in time - the rest… Continue reading Happily hopping out of the sewing pile are some rather cute Easter Rabbits

Crochet, Patterns

Getting ready for Easter with some crochet Mini chick storage baskets

Easter is rapidly approaching and I still seem to have a ton of makes I was wanting to finish in time but don’t think I will get them all done - really need to stop starting so many projects! First completed is a mini chick storage basket, this is much smaller than my previous baskets… Continue reading Getting ready for Easter with some crochet Mini chick storage baskets

Patterns, Sewing

Keep your eggs safe with a bunny ears tote bag – complete with fluffy tail!

I wanted to make a bag for putting some Easter eggs in and wanted to do something a bit different to a plain tote bag, then I had an idea of using bunny ears instead of normal handles and a bunny handle tote bag was born! Once I had got the bag made I knew… Continue reading Keep your eggs safe with a bunny ears tote bag – complete with fluffy tail!

Patterns, Sewing

Spring makes continue with some bouncy rabbits

After making some spring themed drawstring bags I decided to keep on going with the spring themed makes and make some more Bunny rabbits with secret storage pouch. I only managed to make one of these last year while putting together a tutorial for The Craft Cotton Company and have had them on my to… Continue reading Spring makes continue with some bouncy rabbits

Craft, Patterns, Sewing

With spring approaching it’s time to get making some spring chickens!

With spring sneaking up on me I decided it was time to get making some spring themed makes so I wouldn’t get behind (Like normal) and end up making things in a panic at the last minute. First up are some drawstring chicken bags. I used a pattern I put together for The Craft Cotton… Continue reading With spring approaching it’s time to get making some spring chickens!

Sewing

This yo-yo bunny is perfect for Easter and great for using up fabric leftovers

As mentioned in my previous quilt post I always have bits of fabric left over from projects and am currently looking for ways to use them up so they don't go to waste and don't end up taking over my craft cupboard which is starting to become a loosing battle. As Easter is rapidly approaching… Continue reading This yo-yo bunny is perfect for Easter and great for using up fabric leftovers

Patchwork

Didn’t think I was going to make it, but just in time for Easter 12 patchwork eggs!

I saw the pattern for these eggs in Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine issue 19, and knew I had fabric which would be perfect for making them.  The only problem I had was whether I would get them finished in time for Easter with it being only a week away! Luckily I had a little… Continue reading Didn’t think I was going to make it, but just in time for Easter 12 patchwork eggs!

Craft, Crochet, Food, Patterns

Tap, crack, splat and sizzle….

A friend of mine has two little ones who are needing some more play food for their play kitchen, so decided I would crochet some up for them as a gift for Easter to go with their chocolate eggs, they will last a lot longer than the chocolate which will be gone in minutes! I… Continue reading Tap, crack, splat and sizzle….

Animals, Craft, Crochet

Projects everywhere! It’s getting a bit busy in this craft basket, I need to get a bigger one (any excuse), luckily one project is flying the nest!

It's a busy time of year for me again at the moment for making gifts, first there is Mother's Day, closely followed by Easter both of which I have a number of projects to make for! Not that I am complaining about having things to make - I love making gifts, my main concern is… Continue reading Projects everywhere! It’s getting a bit busy in this craft basket, I need to get a bigger one (any excuse), luckily one project is flying the nest!