Oh Christmas Tree! Oh Christmas Tree!

Really, more than one month since my last post. Well it’s definitely not because I have nothing to blog about it’s because I have been so busy, many craft projects in the making and craft news to share. The first one being my first published project and pattern. And it made on the front cover. […]

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Hand-stitched Hoops

The Craft and Quilt Fair [Sydney] ran from June 17 – 21. I went along on the Sunday, with my neighbour and also met up with a new craft friend I met at a recent wedding I attended. I didn’t buy much except for some bias binding, loads and loads of metres in various colours […]

biscuits and tea cups

Last weekend I visited the 26th Sydney Miniatures and Dolls’ House Fair. Miniature enthusiasts display their creations and traders sell their wares. So typically doll houses are built, furnished and displayed as are room boxes and shops. But this year, tea cups and biscuits tins were decked out as well! Go on make yourself a […]

2 blank walls

So the brief was ‘can you make wall art for Miss R’s and Mstr A’s room’? That was it! It was up to me, no further criteria to fill. I was also informed, after asking, Miss R has a pastel yellow feature wall and Mstr A has a mint green feature wall. So that was […]

a second life

I was drawn to this at my local ‘boot hill’ markets. The tag said $29 but when I asked, the lady said $3, sold! I wanted it for the frame only. And inside was a long and short chain! I’m not a fan of beaded/vintage-y bags so forgive me if you think this was a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Miniature Monday – Crocheted Creation

This recent little project falls into both categories so I couldn’t decide on the title – plus somewhere in the world it’s still Monday! Well with my new love hexies I stumbled across this pattern  through Pinterest of course for 2 crocheted hexies that when sewn together form a cute mini cardigan. I just had to […]