Crochet flowers

In the spirit of willing on the Spring/Summer, I decided to get on with the flower making. It’s March 29th and it is -10c outside. So annoying. I want to get out my Birkenstocks! I decided to try some different flowers and embellish finished ones. Here they are! Pattern: (I made this up) chain 9, […]

Debbie Harry Doll

I thought I would make David Bowie a friend. It is my plan to make all of my favourite people into dolls. I think Johnny Rotten is next followed by Andy Warhol, maybe Neil Young, Siouxsie Sioux, Kurt Cobain, Ashes to Ashes era Bowie (clown) – the possibilities are endless. Anyway, I will do this […]

Ziggy Stardust Doll

I love David Bowie. If you know me, you know this. If you don’t know me, you may already know this too! David Bowie is wonderful. I have also recently discovered amigurumi crochet. Put the two together and what do you get?      It took me about 6 hours and I still haven’t finished! […]

This is what happens when you are a perfectionist

When something is wrong with your work, you take it apart and do it again. Remember the previous post? The owl phone cover? I unravelled it. And followed the pattern properly. And added in my own stitches. It has worked out SO much better. I am so glad. Before:   After:   He doesn’t look […]

Quick Mobile Phone Covers

I made a mobile phone cover from my own pattern previously: https://emilybev.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/some-funny-things-that-i-have-made-for-my-boyfriend/ But I decided to follow another pattern this time: http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/ilyd/linda-cyr And this is what happened: He’s a bit tall….I think I’m a bit tired and I didn’t double the stitches on the second row. Oh well! It still fits! And when I do it […]

Originally posted on Samuel C. Roberts Music:
I often find myself day dreaming about far away places and the future and it’s wonderful how sound can cleanse the mind. Especially after a gin or two… Here’s an improvisation I’ve just recorded (using my setup of loop and volume pedals, E-Bow and a nice, reflective reverb)…