Posted in October 2012

Test: Biscornu

One of my friends has recently brought in her latest project – Biscornus. Biscornu is a French term for quirky and while these projects may be unusual, I find them much more intriguing and like little rays of happiness! They are like beautiful pincushions and I loved them so much that I got one of … Continue reading

Kitchen Window Quilt

I finally have my quilt back from the gammill and am very excited to show you all the nearly finished product! For the quilt pattern, I used the “Kitchen Window” pattern from the Quilting Book that I have used since starting my quilting adventure: For this pattern, instead of making it random, I made it … Continue reading

See-through Nest/Egg Balls

After talking to a lady about a project she was making, I was super inspired to try and make  my own version. I have heard though that it was featured in Better Homes and Gardens to make an Easter basket but I am not sure what it looks like. For these eggs, I used Country … Continue reading

Bunny Slippers!

I made a pair of these about a year ago and absolutely loved them. After my friend saw them, she loved them so much, that I decided to make another pair to give to her as a birthday present. To make the slippers, I went over to tiny owl knits and found the adorable pattern … Continue reading

Sheep Brooches

I am a massive fan of brooches and love sheep so I thought a couple of days ago to put the two together and the sheep brooch was created! The first type I made did not have a double layer of felt which did not make it as stable as the second version: The second … Continue reading

Flower Loom Blanket

After seeing the lovely flower loom creations in Better Homes and Gardens Australia, I decided to invest in a Clover flower loom and get to work to make my own flower loom blanket! To buy my flower loom, I went to eBay after finding that in Australia, the Clover product cost about $30-$40 and ended … Continue reading

Knitted Keyrings

I bought this lovely knitting book a while ago from the amazing Sew and Tell in Berry and couldn’t wait to start making the adorable characters inside! To start off, I decided to make a practice one (as seen in the yellow) and found that the pattern was very simple and effective. I made my … Continue reading

Tufting Research Success!

While trying to complete my next upholstered stool, I found that I had no idea how to approach a chesterfield/deep buttoning/tufting look. So after searching the internet high and low, I finally found a website that provides detailed instructions on how to make a tufted headboard, explaining how to make the buttons and how to … Continue reading