This last week has been the first week when I applied a theme to my photo-a-day project and whilst it helped me identify potential subject matter by narrowing and focusing what I might consider it also made the range of interest less so. I may need to tweak my notion of theme’s a bit yet [...]
Ages and ages ago I knitted this sheep from the pattern on the Flutterby Patch blog. It’s taken me this long to get photos of it. This is such an easy and quick pattern that anyone with half an idea about knitting can make one. So, anyway, this particular sheep is called Mary. One day [...]
You’ll need: printer paper sharp needle sharp scissors 6″ x 4″ piece of felt 36″ of 6 stranded embroidery thread stuffing Stitches used: Blanket Lazy Daisy Instructions: Click on the pattern below and print and cut it out. It’s sized to A4 so you’ll need to make sure your page size is set to [...]
What fabric would be more fitting for this delightful scotty dog than houndstooth felted wool? I spied this pattern on the Allsorts blog about a year ago now and went scouring our local charity shops for the right fabric, which I found shortly after…actually getting around to making him took a good deal longer!
I’ve decided to start swapping again. The first of the swaps I tackled this week was to create two Vintage Fashion ATCs. Here’s my interpretation and a bit of a how to. I love this effect and it’s really quick and easy to acheive. First find an old dressmaking pattern that you are done with [...]
I’ve uploaded a pattern for my cute hanging bird. It’s a great way to quickly use up all those bits of fabric we all have that we just can’t bear to throw out. Make a lot of these into a mobile or do what I have done and hang them in your child’s bedroom for [...]