I reinterpreted my Easter wreath for a friend’s birthday…I could get into making these…
As promised…a tweety tutorial. This is a really satisfying project as its so quick. I used a wire wreath form that I bought for pennies on eBay. I then wrapped old tissue paper and ( forgive me) loo roll around it, squished it a bit and Sellotaped it secure. Then I got out my scraps.Continue reading “Easy as tweety pie”
You like? Tutorial will follow!!
Only a few sleeps to go and I realise that I haven’t made a present for elders best friend. So, here’s a quick tutorial for that emergency present. Remember dear readers, I have a stupid amount of craft equipment because I’m doing so many projects at the same time. All of this was gleaned fromContinue reading “Pin up”
Oh God, I hope my bank manager isn’t reading this. Me and my flexible friend had some fun today at the Festival of Quilts. Well, it’s once a year and I don’t spend cash on clothes do I? Another reason for frequenting charity shops I say. Anyway, back to the booty. What did I get?Continue reading “FOQ (oh, who cares, it’s been a long day)”
My journey into needle felting continues. I have been commissioned to make a turquoise cushion with a sausage dog on it so I made a mini prototype which my client (ok, friend) has said she likes (phew). I thought you might like to see it – the grateful recipient (Little One) is currently fast asleepContinue reading “Dog-gone”
You have met the wondrous bunny before. Elder’s rock and comfort in the face of Life. Well, He (Elder, not bunny) asked for a tribute cushion yesterday. so, happy to extend my newfound needle felting skills, I agreed. Here’s the result… I drew bunny freehand onto white felt, cut the outline out and then needleContinue reading “Hop to it”
I blame Kirstie Allsopp personally. There I was perfectly happy with my knitting and stitching and then SHE introduces a new craft into the mix – needle felting. L’Allsopp showcased this art on her Channel 4 programme a while ago. And whoosh! Sales of Clover needle felting equipment went through the roof. Anyway, Mothers DayContinue reading “Needled”
I held my nerve. Let’s hope Elder’s teachers like their felty flowers. I do.
A quick pit stop as I try to complete my Christmas makes…today we have a tinge of the avian. Look… My card making factory…Elder’s cards for school friends to be precise. And a present to me… A work in progress. More to follow on that idea. Better go. little One is I’ll and I amContinue reading “For the birds”