Crochet · Patterns

Crochet Mini Flower Square Pattern: Part 1 – Snowdrops

I have had an idea in mind for some crochet mini flower themed squares that could be joined together to make cushions/blankets for a while but haven't had a chance to get started on them. Finally I have got one completed - and first up is a snowdrop, I have already got a couple more… Continue reading Crochet Mini Flower Square Pattern: Part 1 – Snowdrops

Patterns · Sewing

Sewing Tutorial: Woven Fabric Cushion – Perfect Scrap Buster

I don't think it's possible to have too many flowers around so this English Garden fabric by The Craft Cotton Company was perfect for me to get making a cushion with! Fabric was gifted by The Craft Cotton Company. You could easily use different fabrics and designs for all the strips, making this project perfect… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Woven Fabric Cushion – Perfect Scrap Buster

Cross-Stitch · Embroidery · How To's · Sewing

Sewing ‘How To’: Adding A Fabric Border To A Completed Cross Stitch Project

When turning a cross stitch project into a cushion you can either keep the cross stitching fabric for the entire front (check out this 'How to' for turning a cross stitch project into a cushion), or if you have a smaller project/want to add a frame edging to the cushion you can add a fabric… Continue reading Sewing ‘How To’: Adding A Fabric Border To A Completed Cross Stitch Project

Cross-Stitch · Cushions

Sewing ‘How To’: Turning A Completed Cross Stitch Project Into A Cushion

After completing a cross stitch project there are a number of different ways you can display your work. You can frame them in picture frames or embroidery hoops (check out a how to finish a cross stitch project into an embroidery hoop here). You can also add fabric frames before framing or making them into… Continue reading Sewing ‘How To’: Turning A Completed Cross Stitch Project Into A Cushion

Patterns · Sewing

Sewing Tutorial: Flowery Reversible Tote Shopper With Bow

This was made alongside my woven fabric strips cushion cover using the same English Garden fabric by The Craft Cotton Company. Fabric was gifted by The Craft Cotton Company. I really wanted to add something to the reversible bag when I had got it finished so decided to add a bow to the handles, I… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Flowery Reversible Tote Shopper With Bow

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Crochet Flowers Pattern: Part 5 – Dahlias 

How could I do crochet flowers without doing dahlias, with their lovely colours and being such different shapes and sizes I just had to make some! However, I couldn't quite decide on which dahlia types to make to start with - there are just so many to choose from! Eventually after a long time looking… Continue reading Crochet Flowers Pattern: Part 5 – Dahlias