Hello! It has been forever since I made a post, but I have just been so busy knitting hats and ear warmers, and sewing (especially face masks)! Today I have been working hard on my new Square store : cillastitches.square.site. I am already in love with it, I think it may replace my Etsy page... Continue Reading →
Hello! I am so excited today because I have finally updated my inventory of Hidden Pocket Infinity Scarves. I made a bunch over the winter but did not get pictures or put them on my Etsy page. So they are finally in the store now. So head on over and check out my new stock,... Continue Reading →
Selling all of my hats today for 25% off! Sale lasts until May 2nd. Time for me to get rid of Winter inventory and bring on the Summer!! Click the picture below to see what's in stock.
I haven't written any posts lately, I've been so busy this fall with craft fairs I can hardly keep up. I've finally got a break now for Christmas and I'm almost all caught up, I just have one hat to make for a friend, and one sweater. So last night I started my first Etsy... Continue Reading →
This is a paracord lighter wrap in pineapple style. I made it in blue and pink paracord I had leftover from a bracelet I had made. You can buy these colours at Michael's. The wrap was pretty easy to make, I made it over the handle of a size S crochet hook. It was a... Continue Reading →
Part 1: Sizing Patterns to Scale I remember the first time I found a free sewing pattern online. It was for a hooded bolero jacket and it changed the way I now look for patterns. I couldn't believe someone would put a free pattern online for people to print and have. I needed more! After printing... Continue Reading →
Hi! I have not posted in a while, I have been working on lots of projects and taking pictures, but I really need to catch up on here. One of my most recent projects has been kumihimo friendship bracelets. They are so fast and easy to make. Kumihimo is a type of braid. You can... Continue Reading →
I recently - as in, over the last two years - have started designing my own clothing patterns. Now, I want to post them here so other people can download them. Yesterday and today I have been researching like crazy. I found so many tutorials for Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. However, these are programs that... Continue Reading →
I made this cushion a few years ago. It came in a rug hooking kit. My Nan had started it, the first few rows anyway, and I finished it. Once I finished the hooking part I sewed a square of fleece to the back by hand. First I only sewed three sides so I could... Continue Reading →
I've had this idea in my head for a while now but it has taken me a long time to get around to it. I've used iron on transfers in the past so I began to wonder if I could use them with pieces of ribbon to make labels. I tried it with a piece... Continue Reading →
This weekend I've been working on some v-day projects. I made three of these little heart plushies. I used the instructions for heart pillows at Sweet and Simple Living, I just sized it down a little. They are super fast and easy to make.
Last night I made the absolute best mulled wine. I had received a big bottle of wine as a Christmas gift and decided to put it to use. I used this recipe for inspiration but changed some of the ingredients and amounts. It took 20 minutes to make and I ended up with 3 500 ml servings. ... Continue Reading →