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Test: Cupcake Table Runner

I was lucky enough to be able to try out one of Sally Giblin’s lovely Rivendale Collection patterns – the ‘My Little Patty’ cupcake table runner. While the photographed sample is based in pale floral pastel colours, I decided to use vibrant fabrics as a stark contrast in the hopes to make it a bit … Continue reading

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

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

Saxophone Cushion

It is my friends birthday coming up and I knew I had to come up with an amazing present. I know that she plays the saxophone so I decided to make her a saxophone that she could hug all the time and leave out in the open rather than keeping it inside its case. The … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Cross-Stitch

The timber cross-stitch from Make-it is super fast and very easy to complete. It provides you with 6 different charts to choose from as well as an alphabet chart, providing a needle and enough thread to do any of the charts provided. In my kit, I chose the mushroom but instead, I could have completed … Continue reading

Crafty Goodies!

Today I was lucky enough to happen upon some great buys. From Milk Thieves, I was able to buy some beautiful trims. While I have no plans for projects with them at the moment, I love the spools they come in and am quite happy to have them on display in my sewing room as … Continue reading

First Project Complete!

I have finally finished the Scooter Cross-Stitch from Permin. For something as quick and easy as this project, it was simple and clearly explained with heaps of thread provided (you could nearly make two!). And the result is lovely! I would definitely recommend this project. One downfall would be they don’t explain how to actually … Continue reading

Scooter Cross-Stitch

My first test is quite simple, a cross-stitch from Permin. What drew me to this cross-stitch was the bright pop of colour against the monochrome background. I also love the vast quantity of blank sections which means it is a quick project to complete.