Treasure!

I have made other things too. Please allow me to impress myself onto your retina (not like that): Bird necklace (polymer clay and nail varnish) Flowers (crochet, beads) Hanging Indian style charm (polymer clay, beads)   Cushion (liberty fabric)   And that’s what I’ve done recently. 🙂 Adieu!

Chinese Fan Necklaces

The mother of my lovely boyfriend, Sam, went on tour in November with her orchestra. She picked up some beautifully designed origami papers, which I have used for the fans, so I have been spending time with these, a laminator, a sewing machine and some beads. Super. They aren’t all totally finished yet – only the […]

I love birds…

I have an obsession with birds. I must admit, when I saw the sketch from Portlandia where they made fun of people who put birds on everything, it made me feel terrible, but then I laughed. I made this brooch. It’s detailed, so hopefully I can get away from it being made fun of! The […]

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 […]

Crazy Single Crochet Bag

It is official. One of my hands is significantly thinner that the other. I blame it on crochet. I have at last finished my bag which is completely crocheted using single crochet stitch. I know. I’m mad. But a bag made from the single crochet stitch gives so much more strength than a larger, looser […]