Crochet, Patterns

February means it’s time for some more love themed makes – a crochet heart storage basket is the first out the craft bag

I always start the year with lots of heart themed makes and following on from my woven heart cushion the heart theme continues with a heart detail crochet storage basket! This is great for gifting although I’ll be keeping this one for myself (might have to make another for a gift!). The pattern for this… Continue reading February means it’s time for some more love themed makes – a crochet heart storage basket is the first out the craft bag

Cushions, Patterns, Sewing

This monster reading cushion is perfect for keeping a close eye (or two or maybe even three!) on your books!

I wanted to make a reading cushion and wanted a slightly different design, my eye then spotted the Cutest Little Monsters fat quarter set by The Craft Cotton Company and I knew I had to make a monster themed cushion! What I love about this cushion is you can use the base cushion pattern and… Continue reading This monster reading cushion is perfect for keeping a close eye (or two or maybe even three!) on your books!

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

Last make of the year finally completed – with a little time to spare too, trotting out is a crochet Rudolph reindeer cushion!

I decided not to take on as many Christmas makes this year as the last few years have been a disaster with trying to get everything completed on time and I end up still working on Christmas Eve!. Even though I cut back significantly I have been starting to get a bit worried that I… Continue reading Last make of the year finally completed – with a little time to spare too, trotting out is a crochet Rudolph reindeer cushion!

Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Can never have too many Santas around…Crochet Santa coaster pattern.

Following on from my Rudolph coaster I just had to make one more - this time a Santa, I do have a few more Christmas coasters in mind but I think they may have to wait until next year!. Free pattern for this make is available below: Crochet Santa coaster pattern 4.5mm hook 25g ball… Continue reading Can never have too many Santas around…Crochet Santa coaster pattern.

Christmas, Patterns, Sewing

Perfect for Decorating your table this Christmas – a Christmassy themed table runner

It’s great to add a little Christmas sparkle to your table over Christmas and when I saw the Snowy Woodland fabric by The Craft Cotton Company I knew I had to make a table runner using it. I decided to go for a tree theme as two of the fabrics were perfect for this -… Continue reading Perfect for Decorating your table this Christmas – a Christmassy themed table runner

Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Just had to do one more……Christmas crochet gnome wall hanging

Soon as I made my Crochet gnome cushion I knew it was also be perfect as a wall hanging too, so after making some extra bits and finding a piece of dowel I got one made! This will be perfect for decorating this Christmas, and the pattern is available on my Etsy and Ravelry shops.… Continue reading Just had to do one more……Christmas crochet gnome wall hanging

Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Any excuse for some corner to corner crochet….just a little crochet Christmas tree

I wanted to make another tree themed decoration like my fabric Christmas trees and fabric Christmas tree bunting but decided that rather than using fabric I wanted to do something using crochet instead. I thought it would also be a great idea to do a bit more corner to corner crochet after completing my Christmas… Continue reading Any excuse for some corner to corner crochet….just a little crochet Christmas tree

Christmas, Crochet, Patterns

Charging out of the Christmas makes pile is a crochet Christmas gnome cushion

Following on from my previous Christmas gnome I decided I needed to make a few more gnome themed Christmas items. The first idea which came to mind was for a cushion with a gnome detail, its also been a while since I had a chance to do some corner to corner crochet so I thought… Continue reading Charging out of the Christmas makes pile is a crochet Christmas gnome cushion

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