Sewing

We’re all going on a…. summer holiday!

...So therefore we need a whole new set of clothes! Well, we do, don't we?   The dress, a sheering elasticated dress.  Simple and yet so effective! I changed the straps so that they now cross at the back, and it looks so much better! The long skirt - New Look 6558, Misses special occasion… Continue reading We’re all going on a…. summer holiday!

Crochet

Basket Case

So, what do you make for someone who has, quite literally, everything?  Something to store stuff in.  Excellent idea. So, for mum's birthday, I made her 3 woolly baskets.  In blue, her favourite colour, with a red trim... because I could. A slight variation on this free love Yarnspirations pattern they are shorter and smaller. They are… Continue reading Basket Case

Crochet

Baby blanket and a baby baby blanket

Talk about a challenge... I was asked if I could make a baby blanket, in specific colours for a colleague's daughter.  Sure.  Not a problem.  eeks! First of all, it had to be on the diagonal, and then a boarder round the outside.  Thank heavens my hairdresser is a crafter.  Apparently this is called C2C!… Continue reading Baby blanket and a baby baby blanket