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!
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
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!
Following on from the yoyo Easter bunny I decided to make an Easter chicken with yoyo dangly legs. Similarly to the bunny this is great for using up all the bits of fabric left over from other craft projects, something which I always seem to have plenty of! I opted for yellows and oranges for… Continue reading Another Easter make using fabric yoyos, this time it’s an Easter chicken!
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
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!
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….
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!