Sewing

Silky

These have to be the most luxurious pjs I have ever had! Beautiful pure Chinese silk and so comfy! The pattern is a Tilly and the buttons Fifi pattern, very easy to follow and create.

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Crochet

Gin or wine?

It's a tough decision, but one that every girl (or boy) has to make. Gin, or wine, and then... what glass charm colour to use! In my case, I had to go one further and decide which 6 buttons to use.  I think I like the purple best!   These are made using a 4… Continue reading Gin or wine?

Crochet

P-P-P-P-Penguin

It's that time of  year when all good crafty people start making presents... (ok, so I started in July, but hey!). These little fella's (or girlies??) are for 2 very special mini-people who simply love penguins! The pattern is from this amazing site - Fresh Stitches.  Their little animals are absolutely adorable!  

Knitting

Snug as a bug

The boy's mum is always cold, especially at our house, with no heating, drafty walls and only pups to keep us cosy!  So, for her birthday, I have knitted her this jumper.  Her favourite colour is purple, so I'm hoping she likes it.   I used this pattern, found on love knitting and knitted it in Lion… Continue reading Snug as a bug

Knitting

The earth laughs in flowers…

Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson I was asked to crochet some flowers... easy. um... but not with this yarn, so I opted to knit them instead. This is a free pattern available on Ravelry.  It had to be simple, because the yarn was fluffy.  The flowers needed to sit flat (they were going on a baby… Continue reading The earth laughs in flowers…