Crochet · Patterns

Crochet Christmas Elf Storage Baskets Pattern

Add a bit of a Christmas theme to your storage with these Elf storage baskets. These Elf baskets came from an idea I had for gifting this year as I thought they would be perfect for putting a gift inside such as sweets or any other loose items - rather than a basket hamper you… Continue reading Crochet Christmas Elf Storage Baskets Pattern

Cross-Stitch · Embroidery

Sewing How To: Finishing A Completed Embroidery Hoop Project – Backing And Hoop Decorating. Perfect Scrap Busting Project

Wrapping an embroidery hoop: A perfect way to finish off completed embroidery/sewing makes when displaying them in an embroidery hoop So you’ve got your embroidery hoop design competed it’s now time to get it in its display hoop and show it off. I often just leave the embroidery hoop plain or paint them to add… Continue reading Sewing How To: Finishing A Completed Embroidery Hoop Project – Backing And Hoop Decorating. Perfect Scrap Busting Project

Patterns · Sewing

Fabric Yo Yo Project: Embroidery Hoop Hot Air Balloon Tutorial

I love using fabric yo yos on a project, they are great fun to make, add texture to a design and are perfect for using up scrap fabrics. I have put together a little how to make fabric yo yo tutorial so you can see how to make lots of yo yos for this and… Continue reading Fabric Yo Yo Project: Embroidery Hoop Hot Air Balloon Tutorial

Christmas · Crochet · Patterns

Crochet Christmas Ideas: Drawstring bag Pattern – Santa

Just had to make one more Santa themed make! 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… Continue reading Crochet Christmas Ideas: Drawstring bag Pattern – Santa

Patterns · Sewing

Sewing Tutorial: Quick Christmas Mini Stockings

Continuing on from my Christmas Tree makes are these mini stockings, these are great  for putting little presents into and they can easily by personalised by sewing a name onto them.  Added bonus with these is they are quick to make - perfect for any last minute gifts.   I made these using Christmas Birdhouse fabric… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Quick Christmas Mini Stockings

Crochet · Patterns

Crochet Tumbling Blocks Effect Heart Cushion: Part 1

Since making my tumbling blocks pineapple blanket and pineapple cushion I have had a few more tumbling projects in the works and the first out is this heart cushion.  I added some textures to the heart blocks with some bobbles to make them really stand out from the background and give a textured feel and… Continue reading Crochet Tumbling Blocks Effect Heart Cushion: Part 1