My little niece is absolutely obsessed with dinosaurs. With the theme of dinosaurs, I set out to find any clothing patterns for a 2-3 year old that were adaptable for tailoring. This was when I came across this beautiful pattern by heart hook home. I loved the two tone pattern and I loved the simplicity. In this post I detail the process of adapting this pattern to create a Dinosaur themed Jacket.
Make your own Elliot from Pete's Dragon using these instructions to adapt the Sleepy Dragon by Sharon from Amigurumi to go.
2020, the year that was. After a month or so of finishing up some well-overdue projects I am back from my Christmas break. I have a few projects planned in the works. I can't wait to share them with you.
Last week a co-worker announced the arrival of his little boy. I decided that this meant a hand-made gift was in order. At the time I started, the gender wasn't known so I chose a giraffe theme, as animals can be easily argued to be gender neutral. This weeks post outlines some quick and easy… Continue reading Giraffe Rattle
This weeks post is a little different to my usual crochet, I have been going between knitting an crochet for the last few weeks. When my friend asked for a spring inspired headband the twist style headbands stood out. There are many variations of the twist headband. I wanted to make one that helped learn… Continue reading Lilac Twist Headband
The ability to crochet in the car, on the train or your commute requires you to carry some essential items. Over the last year or so I have experimented with the tools needed to crochet during your commute or on road trips. I have compiled the list of the crochet essentials that live in my work bag. The best part is these don't take up too much room!
Learn how to make your own crochet travel bag (or reusable shopping bag) with this DIY tutorial.
This weeks blog post is a DIY instruction on making polymer clay beads. These beads are simple and quick to make. You can also customise the colours of your beads and add your own personal twist to your hand made items. This tutorial is really simple and would make a toughtful, but quick gift that is hand made.
Learn a few tricks to make your own themed stitch markers for your yarn work.
Beeswax wraps are an adaptable replacement for cling wrap and are fantastic at keeping food fresh. I have made smaller pouches for my crackers to accompany lunch. The wraps are very versatile, and repairable and the perfect substitute for cling-wrap. So in the theme of DIY I have made a step by step method of how to make beeswax wraps. I have tried two different methods. I think I prefer the second stove top method over the oven process, but both will work.