It’s time for the first of my Handmade Christmas Gift Guides (you can find out a little more about why I’m doing these here)! I’m going to start with my newest handmade community, the Amazon Handmade Artisans Network. This wonderful group of artisans started up earlier this year when news of the Handmade at Amazon marketplace … More Have Yourself a Handmade Christmas Part 1: Amazon Handmade Artisans Network
If you follow me on Facebook then you might have seen my post last week about shopping handmade and local this Christmas. Before I started selling my own creations I used to make a lot of Christmas presents for my nearest and dearest. As I’ve gotten busier though it’s become harder to fit in personal projects but that … More Let’s all shop handmade this Christmas
Thank goodness it’s Friday! The last 2 weeks have been pretty busy between our couple of days away in Ballycotton, getting the little lady back to school and nursing a sinus infection (still on antibiotics for that one!) None the less I still managed to get some work done! Instead of lumping it all into … More Personalised Crochet Elephants
One of my favourite things about being a pattern designer is seeing my designs come to life at the hands of other crafty folk. The pattern testing process gives me my first look at what my designs look like when put in the hands of other crocheters. I’m not gona lie, it’s a great feeling … More Oliver Pattern Test – The results are in!
Say hello to Ellie the Elephant.This little elephant is a little bit different to the other ones as she has an adorable little flower on her head. She is named after the little princess she was made for who I’ve been told loves pink and flowers and all things girly. At 10.5″ tall (6.5″ when sitting”), … More Ellie the Elephant
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Here it is! In all it’s sheepy glory ☺
Ok, it’s not so much radio silence as blogging negligence but I’m back and to start off here’s a little update of what I’ve been up to since you heard from me last. I’ll start with the most exciting projects first and they are a couple of designs that I’ve been working on for ILikeCrochet.com for … More End of Radio Silence…
I have always loved amigurumi and as someone who always loves a crafty challenge, I’ve been toying with the idea of designing my own amigurumi ever since I started making Nerdy Knitters My Little Pony patterns. The opportunity arose then when a customer asked me to make a black bunny as her daughter is a big … More Adventures in Amigurumi Design – Bing Bunny
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been busy collaborating with the wonderful Maria from Stitching Pretty making these Hand-Stitched Red Felt and White Tatted Lace Valentine’s Hearts. Today is the first time I saw the photos of the finished product and I’m in love with them 🙂 When we first came up with the idea I … More Be My Valentine