Monthly Archives: January 2015

My crocheted bath mat

My giant ball of jersey yarn made the bath mat of my dreams! I made a foundation chain of 35 stitches and used a double crochet stitch with a 10 mm hook until my fabric ran out. It is so … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Fingerprint heart Valentine’s card

I made some simple Valentine’s Day cards, inspired by our handmade wedding invitations. If you would like to make your very own, all you need is some ink, a piece of card and your favourite pen to write a message … Continue reading

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A giant ball of jersey yarn

I found some beautiful, silky jersey fabric in my very favourite colour. I teamed it with some stripes and spots in my other favourite colours and made a giant ball of jersey yarn! I am going to dig out a … Continue reading

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A (small) spanner in the works!

A new EU law has thrown a small spanner into the works for my business! The new regulations mean that I would have to pay VAT on all sales of my digital downloadable patterns to countries in the European Union, … Continue reading

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Marbled Sculpey bowls!

I found the brilliant tutorial for a marbled clay dish on the lovely A Beautiful Mess blog a couple of months before Christmas and knew it would be a perfect handmade present for my sister! I had never worked with … Continue reading

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Woodblock decoration cards

When I printed my frosty woodblock Christmas cards I also printed single snowflakes onto some thick corrugated card. I thought they would make sweet decorations and I attached them to some postcards I also printed. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Bauble Jars!

We found three┬álovely glass jars to hold the confetti at our wedding and I wanted to do something special with them. I decided to fill them with pine cones and patchwork baubles and give one to each of our lovely … Continue reading

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Packing away the decorations

Today I┬ástarted to take my Christmas decorations down and carefully pack them away. When I came to my felt star garland I wasn’t sure how best to wrap it, as they can get very easily tangled. I was going to … Continue reading

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