I love adding a bit of sparkle to my work and beads make the perfect embellishment. They come in all shapes and sizes and gorgeous colours too.
Hello there! It’s been a while. I thought I’d share with you today what I have been working on recently. I love owls, enjoy applique and working with hoops so I decided to combine the three and create some owl hoop art. Continue reading “Owl Hoop Art”
Hello there! I can’t believe we are in the month of August already, this year seems to be flying by. Here’s a look at our new sewing pattern for this month featuring Florence the Fox and her little friend Pip. Continue reading “Florence & Pip Applique Hoop Pattern”
Hello there! I have a new sewing pattern to share with you all.
If you are looking for a new craft idea to pass the time, why not try your hand at felt appliqué. It is so simple and fun to do with quick results, that you’ll be admiring your handiwork in no time!Continue reading “Owl Felt Appliqué Hoop Pattern”
Introducing a new one-of-a-kind bunny rabbit mini pillow. Continue reading “A New Bunny Rabbit Mini Pillow Design”
I love dachshunds, they’re so cute so had to make a pillow or two!
I have designed one before using only a silhouette …
… but this time I decided to add a cute little coat and features. I’m quite happy with the result. See more details HERE.
I also decided to offer this design as a PDF sewing pattern so that you too can make your own cute dachshund pillow. It is so much fun and easy to sew.
You can find the pattern in my Etsy shop HERE.
Well, today is the Autumn Equinox with the promise of beautiful autumnal colours, shorter days and cozy nights. I don’t know about you but when Autumn arrives I feel that the festive season is just around the corner and will be upon us before we know it.
I love to design and create and usually have lots of exciting ideas running around my head at one time. I’ve a mountain of bits of paper with sketches and doodles on them but only a few make it to the design stage…. So HOW does an idea evolve into a pattern and then a finished cutie?
I have always loved applique and have admired the lovely work of others many times, especially when gorgeous fabrics have been used to create a beautiful image.
So I thought I’d try my hand at designing and creating some simple applique craft patterns using just felt and a few simple hand stitches. I decided to make some small pincushions (5″ in diameter) because they’re quick to create and an ideal way of using up scraps of felt. Continue reading “Crafty Creations Using The Applique Technique”