Vintage style winter hat and scarf

Hello! I haven’t posted because I’m teaching again – which of course means that I spend most of my time trying to do the best for my little charges. BUT I have had time to make these accessories. I love the 60’s. I love chic style – think Audrey Hepburn, Edie Sedgwick, Brigitte Bardot, Jane […]

Hand Spinning Sound Art by Felicity Ford

Hello! I’m back teaching, so I barely have time to breathe at weekends, but the weekend just gone was a different story. My better half and I ventured to the Old Fire Station in Oxford to attend the ‘Playground on Fire’ festival where aforementioned other half was playing. AND I stumbled across this absolutely riveting […]

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! […]

Sewing with a Headache = Bad Idea

But I did some anyway. Yuck. Go away headache! Too much Pepsi Max, I think. Beaded flower: Crochet flowers with beading/buttons: And an embroidered label: This is helping me get rid of my headache:

Finished Blanket! And Other Exciting Adventures in Crochet

I have finished the crazy, groovy, hippy baby blanket. Far out, dude:   And then I decided to make some pansies with my adapted version of this pattern:   I decided to chain 8 then make it into the central loop. The pattern above says 7, but if you are using wool, there isn’t enough […]