A Washing Woolly Wonder

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Molly’s Backseat – making a backseat cover for my Fiat 500

Molly Fiat 500Molly is my Fiat 500 and I’ve found myself becoming increasingly protective of her insides. My daughters love pootling around in her and to keep the back seats in ‘tip-top’ condition I’ve been making a patchwork backseat cover, (which can also double as a small picnic blanket).

The first step was to work out the size of the fabric panel – that’ll be 11 squares wide! Do you think this way of measuring could catch on?!? I must admit I did cheat a bit on the patchwork as I used 2 x Lily Ashury’s Gypsy Girl ‘charm packs‘. calculating the size of the back seat cover

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The Making of my ‘Attic 24 Ripple’ Blanket

I have long admired the waves of Lucy’s Attic 24 Neat Ripple blanket and how the colours calmly snuggle together to make you feel all cosy. My Attic 24 Ripple Blanket Continue reading

Making Bridget the Elephant from Edward’s Menagerie

Edwards Menagerie BookEdward’s Menagerie contains a myriad of adorable crochet animal patterns within its pages.

Although all the animals in Edward’s Menagerie are crocheted out of TOFT alpaca yarn as this is my first attempt at making one of these little cuties I thought I would see how a cheaper alternative (double-knit acrylic yarn) would work.

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Knitted Faux Taxidermy Workshop with Sincerely Louise

It’s been a few weeks since Unravel and I’ve finally found time to write a post about my Knitted Faux Taxidermy Bear that I started during Louise Walkers (Sincerely Louise) workshop.

I’ve named by knitted bear Mimi and due to her overly stuffed nature she has gained what I can only describe as a cuddly teddy bear (as opposed to wild bear) appearance.

Mimi the knitted faux taxidermy bear Sincerely Louise workshop makeMini the knitted faux taxidermy bear Sincerely Louise workshop make

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