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!

Crochet, Patterns

Squeezing in another love themed make with a crochet heart bookmark

February’s been full of love themed makes here and there’s one final one that I completely forgot to share - I got a little sidetracked with some other makes! This cute little bookmark is perfect for adding with a book as a gift and can be made in any colour combinations - I’ve got a… Continue reading Squeezing in another love themed make with a crochet heart bookmark

Cushions, Patterns, Sewing

Woven love heart cushion tutorial

I wanted to make a heart themed cushion - but wanted something a little different than normal, and after a bit of thinking and a few sketches of ideas I decided I wanted to try and do a woven heart appliqué cushion. I wasn’t too sure whether it would work as it’s been a long… Continue reading Woven love heart cushion tutorial

Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Just had to make one more Santa themed make….Santa drawstring bag

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 in this Christmas and I already have got a… Continue reading Just had to make one more Santa themed make….Santa drawstring bag

Crochet, halloween, Patterns

Sneaking in one more Halloween themed make….a crochet Halloween table mat

I’ve been wanting a mat to go on my table with a bowl of Halloween sweets this year and haven’t seen anything I’ve really liked and after making my Halloween wall hanging I realised it would also be a perfect idea for making a table mat too! I decided to do the same layout as… Continue reading Sneaking in one more Halloween themed make….a crochet Halloween table mat

Crochet, halloween, Patterns

The Halloween makes are taking over – now it’s time for a Halloween themed wall hanging

It’s a good think I bought a load of orange wool when I saw it in the shops a few months ago as I am going through it like crazy with all these Halloween themed makes! I’ve had so many ideas for Halloween makes and just never had enough time to make them all until… Continue reading The Halloween makes are taking over – now it’s time for a Halloween themed wall hanging

Crochet, Patterns

Time to go a bit wavy, with a textured crochet blanket

I’ve been working on a blanket for a while now, it’s taken me so long to get it finished because I couldn’t quite decide on the pattern and each time I started I wasn’t too sure whether it was going to be too wavy. After a number of restarts and pattern changes I decided to… Continue reading Time to go a bit wavy, with a textured crochet blanket

Crochet, Patterns, Sewing

Another Bee Cushion Is Buzzing It’s Way From The Craft Pile

I wanted to make another Buzzing Around Corner to Corner Crochet Cushion but rather than just having the same matching front and back I decided to put a fabric back onto the crochet front piece. After having a look in my stash I found some fabric which couldn’t have been more suitable - some bee… Continue reading Another Bee Cushion Is Buzzing It’s Way From The Craft Pile

Cross-Stitch

It can’t be that difficult can it?….This wooden cross stitch gift was definitely more tricky than I thought!

I’ve often seen cross stitch makes where the cross stitch is completed onto a wooden background and have often thought I should see if I can make one. I finally decided it was time a few weeks ago when I started to make a cross stitch gift. I found some would which I thought would… Continue reading It can’t be that difficult can it?….This wooden cross stitch gift was definitely more tricky than I thought!

Crochet, Patterns

Buzzing About With Some Bumble Bees, Crochet Ones That Is

I wanted to make something that would be perfect for brightening up a room, and after a few sketches of corner to corner crochet pattern ideas I came up with a bumble bee design. I knew this was the one I wanted to make and what made it even better was I had all the… Continue reading Buzzing About With Some Bumble Bees, Crochet Ones That Is