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 →