crafts · felt · Felt Creations · Owls · sewing

Cute and Whimsical Felt Owl Brooches

I can’t resist making owls and loved creating the pattern for these little cuties. They are so quick and easy to make that it’s impossible to make just one!

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Cats · crafts · felt · Felt Creations · sewing

Inspiration From a Stunning Tabby and White Cat

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I made the pattern for these Dizzy Izzy Kitty cat dolls a while ago and love their sweet little faces with pink noses and cute button eyes. Inspiration came from our own adorable cat family.

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crafts · felt · Felt Creations · sewing

Love Hearts, Wooden Buttons and Pretty Felt

I absolutely love buttons and have hundreds of them in my stash of all different colours and sizes.  So when I bought some wooden heart shaped buttons with the most gorgeous floral designs, it didn’t take me long to decide what to make with them  ……  Heart Button Brooches. 

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crafts · Felt Creations · Northumberland · sewing

Crafty Sheep in the Beautiful Northumberland Countryside

I was flicking through some photos the other day and I came across this handsome fella.

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He’s gorgeous isn’t he?  It took me right back to a lovely week spent with Mr J in the heart of the Northumberland countryside. We stayed in a rustic log cabin in the middle of nowhere with just sheep for neighbours.

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crafts · felt · Happiness · sewing

Crafting And Happiness Go Together

Over the last week or two I’ve been working on a new felt pattern design for my shop. I’ve enjoyed creating this pattern so much that I started to ask myself why crafting and sewing makes me happy.

Is it the cuteness factor I wonder?

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crafts · felt · Felt Creations · sewing

Flora the Owl – Take 2

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This is Flora the Owl, she’s gorgeous isn’t she? Flora was one of my very first crafty creations and she now lives in Norway. She is such a popular girl and has had so many repins and likes on Pinterest.

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crafts · felt · Felt Creations · sewing

From Idea to New Pattern Design

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?

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crafts · felt · Felt Creations · sewing

Crafty Creations Using The Applique Technique

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”