How to make a Sock Monkey

If you have ever wanted to have a go at making a Sock Monkey, but weren’t sure where to start, this is the post for you!

Sock monkeys are easy, quick and inexpensive to make, you just need a pair of socks, stuffing, needle, thread and a few spare buttons. Even better they are great fun and each seems to take on its own personality. Before you know it you will be making sock bunnies, bears,elephants, pigs and other creatures too! Continue reading

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Welcome Quilt – tried and tested

When I’m taking a break from crochet and knitting, I love to get my sewing machine out and have a play. With encouragement from my mum, a stash of ‘fat quarters’ and the ‘Welcome Quilt’ pattern from Mandy Shaw’s “Quilt Yourself Gorgeous” book I have given my first patchwork quilt project a try.

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