Instagram needlebook swap – part 1

The latest swap I participated in was organised by the lovely Anorina from Samelia’s Mum. You had to be part of the Instagram community and you were to gift your secret swap partner with a needle book. You were encouraged to post a collage of images to provide your partner with ideas and inspiration.  She also […]

Handmade [Christmas] Swap – 3rd package

My third package has been sent. This is what my lovely recipient likes: Favourite Colours: Blue Decorating Style: Bright or Vintage Favourite Things to Make:  Quilts Childrens Clothes Hobbies, Passions: Sewing Crochet Teaching And this is what I came up with: Some blue, felt, hand embroidered Christmas decorations. With blue ribbon, and grey felt backing, ready […]

Handmade Swap – 2nd package

My second package has been sent. I since received I lovely call from my recipient to say she loved everything and no I didn’t go overboard with all the black and white 😉 This is what my lovely recipient likes: Favourite Colours:  Purple Black White Decorating Style: Contemporary Favourite Things to Make:  Toys Mats Hobbies, Passions:  […]

A Plushie Bunny and Origami Dress

I bought Mollie Makes magazine for the first time a couple of months ago. I was eager to make the little plushie bunny that came with the magazine. It was a nice little quick project however it lingered as I thought I would give it to a new baby that hadn’t yet arrived. I was […]

Handmade swap – 1st package

I have just completed and shipped off my first swap. My swap recipient loves: Pink and Aqua Colourful and Vintage Making Bunting Flags Sewing Craft Anything Handmade So I made her a cosy little needle book – so all her needles would be safe. And it gave  me an excuse to crochet my first African flower. This […]

SIC – 12th month

A reminder here why I am doing this, and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th , 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th challenges if you are interested. This caught my eye because I could use some of the rosemary from our herb garden. And here is my version which I made it to take to my friend’s house to share over lunch.   This edition of the Better Homes […]

my little pouch

I posted a little teaser  2 weeks ago with a photo of some bits from my stash. I have finally completed my little pouch and will drop it off this afternoon – for judging and for the craft exhibition. The little pouch can house an iPad or a book or a notepad or current crochet or […]