The finished quilt!

I have finally finished my first ever quilt – a Disappearing Nine Patch – so exciting! This quilt started life back in May when I was talking to a friend who’s niece was turning 21: a landmark birthday that she wanted to give a memorable gift for. We started talking about cushions and then I mentioned quilts (I was still flush from having done my jelly roll quilt top which…

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May in Crochet

It’s felt like quite a Jekyll and Hyde month, has May.  As you can see, starting on the left where the grey yarn is hanging down, the month started off pretty murky and to be fair stayed pretty murky for most of the time Although there have been some moments of pure beauty where a gap opened up in the clouds like a window into another bright world   And…

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Finishing the Wiksten Tova!

There’s been lots going on here at the moment and as a result, I seem to have lots more of half-completed projects lying around awaiting just a little bit of attention so that they can be claimed as finished. The  Wiksten Tova was one of these. I cut it out a-g-e-s ago – back over Easter I think – got most of it sewn up the following weekend and only had…

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Wrap Bracelet – Ta-dah & a tutorial!

Back last week (I think, time goes by so quickly sometimes!) the sun was shining and I was suddenly presented with An Opportunity –  Littlest Boy had fallen asleep (and stayed asleep despite the transfer from car to bed) and the other two Littlies were at school/nursery; and The Inspiration –  I’d had an idea a while back for a bracelet and after reading some blog posts about the Liberty Scrap Challenge I was suddenly struck with an…

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Cozy cushions!

Back towards the beginning of the year, I was ‘chatting’ with fellow Ravellers’ about present ideas for an important wedding anniversary and very cheekily gave a link to my Celtic Love Knot cushion and even more cheekily suggested that if they liked I could always make one for them. Thankfully, Textureknits didn’t think I was too cheeky and said ‘Yes’ she would like me to make her a cushion for a…

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