Craft, Sewing

Almost time to go pick a pumpkin, until then here are some fabric ones! 

I have seen quite a few fabric pumpkins on my Pinterest feed lately and really wanted to make some for Halloween. It was only while rummaging through my craft drawer yesterday looking for some wool when I suddenly realised I still had some orange and green The Craft Cotton Company fabric left over from when… Continue reading Almost time to go pick a pumpkin, until then here are some fabric ones! 

Craft, Crochet, Uncategorized

Cackle cackle cackle ….. it’s time for some witches hats

Halloween wouldn't be complete without some cackling witches lurking about, so I thought of doing these witches hat decorations, it should keep people on their toes - you never know when the witch might come cackling back to get it! You could do these as big or as small as you wanted, I opted to… Continue reading Cackle cackle cackle ….. it’s time for some witches hats

Crochet, Uncategorized

Flapping in to join the spiders is Benjamin the crochet Halloween bat! 

I'm continuing on my Halloween item making spree with Benjamin the crochet bat. I already have one bat I made a few months ago from Edwards Menagerie but wanted a few more for my Halloween decorations. I didn't want these to look as realistic as the menagerie one so decided on doing a overly large… Continue reading Flapping in to join the spiders is Benjamin the crochet Halloween bat! 

Craft

The Pom Pom makes continue – part 2: a pumpkin! 

I have thought about doing a Pom Pom pumpkin for a while now and this year I have finally got around to making one. I wasn't too sure how well it would turn out but thought I should at least give it a go and see how it went! I must admit I was quite… Continue reading The Pom Pom makes continue – part 2: a pumpkin! 

Patchwork, Uncategorized

Following the success of my patchwork quilted spider I decided to make another – you can never have too many spiders at Halloween – only fabric ones that is! 

I was so pleased with my quilted patchwork spider I decided to make another fabric spider for Halloween. I wanted this to be a bit different to the previous spider so decided to make the body out of patchwork hexagons using one of my favourite patch working methods - English paper piecing. I really enjoy… Continue reading Following the success of my patchwork quilted spider I decided to make another – you can never have too many spiders at Halloween – only fabric ones that is! 

Craft, Uncategorized

Who doesn’t love a Pom Pom, any excuse and I am making them – perfect for Halloween makes too….part 1: spider 

I love making Pom poms, any chance and I'm making them. They are so easy and quick to make, perfect for Halloween decorations! I made some spiders last year but wanted to make a few more, this time I have stuck to using black orange and white but you could use any colours you like.… Continue reading Who doesn’t love a Pom Pom, any excuse and I am making them – perfect for Halloween makes too….part 1: spider 

Patchwork, Quilting

Halloween will soon be upon us so it’s time for a bit of a spooky Halloween craft takeover, scuttling in first is a quilted patchwork spider! 

I started my Halloween makes a little later than normal this year, I normally like to get started nice and early as I have quite a few to do each year. This year however I have lost track of time - the year is just going by so fast I am loosing track of what… Continue reading Halloween will soon be upon us so it’s time for a bit of a spooky Halloween craft takeover, scuttling in first is a quilted patchwork spider!