March 31, 2013

This week’s project…

Not too long ago I showed you some of the fabrics that I had collected in India and I was wondering what to use them for. I have finally settled on an idea! I am lucky enough to be meeting my friend G in Paris in a week and want to finish it in time…

March 30, 2013

Blog Love: The Liberty Craft Blog

For all you craft lovers out there, this is one of my most recent and favourite blog finds, The Liberty Craft Blog. Liberty is one of my favourite places to go in London. The fabric prints make my heart melt and I find it so difficult not to spend all of my money on metres…

March 28, 2013

Knitted Headband

Knitted Headband

These headbands are a great way to use up small bits of leftover yarn and they’re SO simple – even if you’re a complete beginner you’ll be able to make one. I made up the pattern but was inspired by some other lovely ones on the internet like this one on A Stash Addict (the…

March 26, 2013

Flabbit Family

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You’ve seen my regular flabbits… now have a look at some new mini flabbits. These happened completely by mistake. They look like crazy little alien rabbits, I’m not too sure about them. Their legs are ridiculously thin, their eyes wonky, and they aren’t the best formed things…. but aren’t they cute? These flabbits are gonna…

March 25, 2013

Bigger Little Knitted Bear

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I recently posted about the Little Knitted Bears I made using my Great Aunt’s pattern. I love these little bears but thought I’d try and make a slightly larger one by simply doubling the pattern. This bear is the result and I think he’s just as cute as his smaller friends! There’s something about him…

March 22, 2013

Initial Greeting Cards

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I was asked last week to create a card for EVERY pupil and member of staff in a school  and the idea for these cards sprung from that challenge! I saw some tiles with initials on when I was in Liberty the other day and really liked them, I thought using someone’s initial on a…

March 21, 2013

Company Style Blog Awards!

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We know we have just started out with this blog (we aren’t even a month old yet!) but if you think that we are deserving of a nomination and you have a few spare moments, we would be very very happy! You can nominate us here. Thank you! H & R.

March 20, 2013

Printing Blocks

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Last time I showed you the hand block printed fabric that I bought in India and now I would like to share the tools used to make these fabrics – some old used wooden printing blocks that I managed to find. They were unbelievably cheap and there were loads to choose from. Mine are mostly…

March 19, 2013

Little Knitted Bears

Little Knitted Bears

My Great Aunt wrote the pattern for these little knitted bears many decades ago and I figured it was about time I gave them a go. I still have the original piece of paper she wrote the pattern on, including her tiny bear illustration, I’ve pictured it below for you to see. It’s a super…

March 16, 2013

Fabric Decisions

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I recently went travelling to India. One day me and my friend G wandered into a block printing factory. I’ve seen similar prints for sale at home, and in India they cost about a tenth of the price. So I went a little crazy and had a parcel of about 20 metres wrapped, stitched up…