Craft, Sewing

Scot!

I decided to make something for my dad, using a new skill that I had never done... he likes scotties, and this was inspired by some gifts that I saw whilst out shopping. I used a simple template from the internet to make the outline of the dog, and then used a chain embroidery stitch… Continue reading Scot!

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Crochet

Flowers in her hair

It's festival season and that can only mean one thing!  Flowers in your (or the dog's) hair!  I made these for a festival that I went to in Cambridge.  They are so simple. Find a flower pattern that you like - there are free ones on Love Knitting, The Spruce, Mollie Makes (I could go on)… Continue reading Flowers in her hair

Sewing

Stitch by Stitch

Page 3 of The Archive.  The introduction of Bernie and Patsy. Bernie is my trusty Bernina Sewing Machine.  A reasonably basic model, it does everything (and more) that I need and want.  I used to have my grandmother's old 1950's singer.  It was a robust, heavy thing that I managed to argue with every time… Continue reading Stitch by Stitch