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
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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
I was asked a while ago by The Wool Shop to write a blog post about the My Little Pony toys that I made for my daughter. First I want to mention that these are not my own design but are designed by a very talented designer from the US who trades under the name Nerdy … More My Little Pony – Amigurumi
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
Before Christmas I shared a very touching article from The Irish Times on my Facebook page about the lasting impression the gift of a hand-knitted circus left on the writer. I was instantly moved by the piece as I’ve seen the power a handmade gift can have over a person, in particular a child. In … More The Lasting Impression of a Handmade Gift
With a delivery of new thread followed by a delivery of new beads comes some new designs but also some old ones. After all, it’s a lot easier to co-ordinate with an outfit or find that perfect gift when you have plenty of colours to choose from! As well as the colour featured above, I’m … More Lace Flower Earrings – With an Extra Dash of Colour