Tag Archives: Handmade

Have fun storming the castle

I fell down a Spoonflower wormhole a few weeks ago. It turns out that you can pretty much buy fabric with any and every design on it that you could ever possibly imagine. I couldn’t resist getting a couple of swatches of some film-related fabric, each just big enough to make a new phone case.

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Anne of Green Gables Cushion

Kindred Spirits

Just a quick post about my latest make. My sister celebrated her birthday last week. She is a big fan of the Anne of Green Gables series of books, so I wanted to see if I could find her something related to the book, which she might not already have. Continue reading

Deconstructed lavender and poppy head wreath

Summer wreaths

I can’t stop making wreaths.

Having created my first Christmas wreath, mostly from bits that were about to go in my green bin, I am now obsessed with keeping any garden waste that might be suitable to use. The garden shed is full of poppy heads, Chinese lanterns, and pinecones that I’ve picked up while I’ve been out and about.  Continue reading

Shaggy rag rug cushion

Shaggy rag rug cushion

I started this rag rug cushion a few years ago and, like so many of my projects, it ended up being put on the back burner. I was inspired to finish it after seeing rag rugging on prime time TV a few weeks ago on Make! Craft Britain, and also recently having completed a couple of small rag rug projectsContinue reading

Winter wreath

A winter wreath

One of my favourite makes from this year was the spring wreath (more on that later). Since making it, I’ve had lots of ideas buzzing around my head about creating wreaths for other occasions. Inspired by the winter wreath, made by Lucy from Attic 24, I’ve come up with my own version, which I’ve made as a gift for my aunt and uncle.  Continue reading