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

Pretty in Pink

I'm loving this bag, and I think it's a very suitable present for a little girl 🙂 The pink is Sidar snuggly crofter, baby Fair Isle effect DK, the white is a sparkly DK that I have in stock.  Pattern was from Red Heart The little purse was so simple 6 treble (US double) into a… Continue reading Pretty in Pink

Sewing

Life is a party. Dress like it

(Quote from Audrey Hepburn) And she was so right, in so many ways! Pink Gingham with a few little flowers, a lot of shirring elastic and a fair amount of patience. This dress design was so, so easy. Simply take a piece of fabric, the length that you want it to be (allowing for a… Continue reading Life is a party. Dress like it

Crochet

Hats Hats Hats

What do you make someone as a leaving present who is going travelling?  I figured a hat and gloves - just to make sure they don't get cold.   Using free patterns The hat is Kilimanjaro in Schachenmar Boston, The gloves are garter fingerless mittens They are a simple garter stitch and then both have… Continue reading Hats Hats Hats