Bicycle book sleeve

This past week the weather in the UK has been quite bad due to snow and storms. Temperatures have been in the minus all week and on Friday we had a snow day off work/school because of the amber alert conditions (for ice and snow). To make the most of this bonus day off work … More Bicycle book sleeve

Dinosaur cuddly toy

Last Saturday was my nephew Charlie’s 3rd birthday party. He is mad for dinosaurs  and could tell a spinosaurus from a T-rex (I’d never heard of a spinosaurus before he told  me showed me one). I remembered that I’d seen a tutorial to make a dinosaur soft toy last September over on the Green dragonfly … More Dinosaur cuddly toy

A year of crafting

As we approach the end of 2012 I thought I’d have a look to see what I actually made this year. There’s a mix of crochet, cross stitch, sewing and button work. 2012 was the year I rediscovered crochet and made some toys using it. Many of these items were gifts for family and friends. … More A year of crafting

Sewing!

Another week has gone by and another piece of craft has been completed. Today was my niece  Leah’s dedication ceremony. We had a lovely day and it was great seeing all the family together again. I thought about what we could get her as a little present  and so I decided on a handmade gift … More Sewing!