Patterns, Sewing

Appliqué Hexagon Patchwork Cushion Tutorial

Time for some patchwork - it’s been way too long since I did some patchwork so after receiving some fat quarters from The Craft Cotton Company I decided it was about time I did some! I had an idea in mind to do something with hexagon shapes but also wanted to do something a little… Continue reading Appliqué Hexagon Patchwork Cushion Tutorial

Crochet, Patterns

Crochet Yoda Book Buddy

I seem to be on a bit of a bookmark making run at the moment, I started with some folded paper ones and moved on to a fabric one, then while making some crochet squares the other day an idea came to mind - lets try a crochet one!. I've had some green wool on… Continue reading Crochet Yoda Book Buddy

Crochet, Patterns

Crochet Lolly Sunglasses Case

I've gone for a summery themed make for this months free pattern over on Patreon with this lolly sunglasses case. I used Corner to Corner crochet to get the lolly design (love a bit of corner to corner crochet and how the design gradually appears) and added some sprinkles for a little extra detail. The… Continue reading Crochet Lolly Sunglasses Case

Patterns, Sewing

Crocodile Storage Case

I received the ‘Everglades’ fat quarter set by The Craft Cotton Company and soon as I saw the crocodile design I had an idea to make something crocodile themed. I always need storage for stationary and especially for crochet hooks as I leave them all over the place and then wonder why I can’t find… Continue reading Crocodile Storage Case

Patterns, Sewing

If it can be done with paper why not fabric….folded fabric bookmarks

I was making some folded paper bookmarks recently and while making them was thinking - ‘these would look good using fabric, I wonder if it would work’. The idea stayed with me for a few days and I decided it wasn’t going to so away so I would have to try it out - so… Continue reading If it can be done with paper why not fabric….folded fabric bookmarks

Crochet, Patterns

Let’s get building….. with some crochet Lego blocks

It’s been too long since I made some Lego themed crochet, my previous makes of a 6 dot Lego block and some Lego block blankets are still some of my favourite makes and always make me smile when I see them. So a few weeks ago I decided it was time to get cracking and… Continue reading Let’s get building….. with some crochet Lego blocks

Crochet, Cushions, Patterns

Round and round in circles again with a ‘Round In Circles’ cushion

I really love my 'Round In Circles' blanket and wanted to make something else with the same stitch. After a little bit of thinking I started on making a cushion to go with my 'Going Wavy' cushion as I knew they would look really good together, especially with them both using the same colours. I… Continue reading Round and round in circles again with a ‘Round In Circles’ cushion

Patterns, Sewing

When you cant get to the beach, bring the beach huts to you! Applique embroidery hoop beach huts

I received some lovely fabric from The Craft Cotton Company - the 'Under The Sea' fat quarter set and after singing the 'under the sea' song from little mermaid in my head for about 20minutes I suddenly had an idea on what the fabric would be perfect for. I love seeing all the different coloured… Continue reading When you cant get to the beach, bring the beach huts to you! Applique embroidery hoop beach huts

Crochet, Patterns

Time for more texture with a few crochet circles: round in circles blanket

After finishing my textured ‘Going Wavy’ blanket and cushion I decided to continue on the textured stitch path and after a while of trying out some different stitches and effects they gave I came across one which I could make a circle with. I really liked the circle effect and started making a blanket with… Continue reading Time for more texture with a few crochet circles: round in circles blanket

Crochet, Patterns

Going Wavy Again With A Crochet Wavy Cushion

I loved the texture the of the wavy stitches on my ‘Going Wavy’ blanket and decided to make a matching cushion. I wasn’t sure whether I should go for the same colour or try it in a different colour but I really liked the purple and greg combination I had used on the blanket so… Continue reading Going Wavy Again With A Crochet Wavy Cushion