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
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
I liked my Halloween crochet bunting so much I decided to make some more of the items from the bunting to use as coasters too, I also added in an extra design for an eyeball! Pattern for Halloween Coasters (and the Bunting) is now available on my Etsy and Ravelry shops: https://www.ravelry.com/designers/hookstitch-sew https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HookStitchSew
Halloween preparations are well under way at the moment - meaning Halloween themed crochet makes are taking over! Following on from the Pumpkin storage baskets is some Halloween bunting. I got the idea for this whilst making my fabric pumpkin bunting, but for this I wanted to add a few different Halloween themed items rather… Continue reading Halloween Crochet Bunting
Whenever I am writing down some patterns or ideas I can never find a pen or pencil and by the time I manage to find one I have almost forgotten what I was wanting to write in the first place! I have books all over the place so despite having a pen/pencil pot it never… Continue reading No excuse for any more lost pens or pencils….Fabric notebook pen holder
I love designing and making crochet storage baskets, from animals to Christmas themed I’ve made all sorts over the years, however, I’ve not yet made one for Halloween. I’ve had the orange wool in my cupboard for ages ready to make a pumpkin themed basket but other projects kept getting in the way - until… Continue reading Perfect for keeping a very close eye on the sweets this Halloween – crochet pumpkin storage baskets
I wanted to make a pencil roll as part of a gift, but wanted to make something a little bit different. After a few sketches and quite a few rejected ideas I settled on a crocodile theme (I also had another idea and have a feeling that may pop up on here soon too!). I… Continue reading Snapping at the pens – a crocodile pencil roll
I wanted to make a drawstring bag as a gift, but wanted to make something a little bit different to usual, so while thinking few some ideas I came to think about the possibility of making something ocean themed and from that I came to the decision to make a fish themed drawstring bag. I… Continue reading Swimming out of the craft pile – a fish drawstring bag!
Time is flying by and it wont be long until Halloween is here, with that in mind it was time I got cracking and finished off some halloween makes!. I have been needing some new halloween bunting so set about making some Halloween themed bunting. When it comes to Halloween I think a traditional pumpkin… Continue reading Halloween pumpkin bunting
Since making my Christmas tree decorations two years ago (how 2 years have gone by since making them is crazy!) I have been meaning to make a few more, but rather than doing them the same as the previous trees I wanted to make them a little smaller so I could use them for tags… Continue reading Fabric tree decorations – take two!