My husband is a huge movie fan. Not that he is a super nerd, but he loves all the marvel movies, however is absolute favourite is Iron Man. While we were both studying at university I was provided with an endless supply of tony stark memes around study, procrastingating assignments and exam preperation. A while… Continue reading Iorn Man Graphghan
When one the local animal foster groups announced they were expecting their first child, a baby boy, I knew exactly what I needed to make. This little bub will be joining a family of three dogs and a cat. What could be a more adorable outfit for the little man then a puppy.
One of my friends recently asked me to make a cute little bottle warmer for her cousins new little girl. I struggled to find a pattern that I really liked! I ended up combining the heart stitch, star stitch and bead stitch. This resulted in an adorable little cozie perfect to keep any warmed bottle of milk ready for your bub.
Learn a few tricks to make your own themed stitch markers for your yarn work.
Beeswax wraps are an adaptable replacement for cling wrap and are fantastic at keeping food fresh. I have made smaller pouches for my crackers to accompany lunch. The wraps are very versatile, and repairable and the perfect substitute for cling-wrap. So in the theme of DIY I have made a step by step method of how to make beeswax wraps. I have tried two different methods. I think I prefer the second stove top method over the oven process, but both will work.
There are so many wonderful colourways available in hand dyed yarns. One of my absolute favourite stores is Stitchcraft & Wizardry. I love their mixes of colours, and the fun names as well. Being the curious person I am I started reading into the various ways to hand dye yarn. It turns out there are… Continue reading Food Colouring Dye Process
Ever since despicable me burst into the cinema with its Gru's tiny yellow workers, minions have captured the hearts of kids and adults alike. Something about their cute appearance and bumbling language captures the child within everyone. The minions have gone on to create their own merchandise, TV show and even their own feature movie.… Continue reading Crochet Minions
Rosebud Bookmark Recently I have been making quite a few book marks. With valenteins day there was quite a few clever flower patterns going around. I decived to try my hand at making a rose but. What started as following a youtube tutorial has ended as a pattern. I could not find an appropriately sized… Continue reading Rose Bookmark
How can you not fall in love with this adorable pattern from Stuffed Hearts. I stumbled across this pattern when looking for a project for my husbands colleague who had just had a baby boy (although elton could easily be a girls toy too!!). The finished product, with dumbo ears I like to find ways… Continue reading Elton the Elephant
As we enter the week leading up to valenteines day our social media feeds begin to fill with corny jokes, flower advertisements, chocolates to buy and more. The pressure to come up with a present can seem like a lot. This year I decided to focus on handmade presents rather then feeding the commercialisation of… Continue reading Valentine Heart Bookmarks