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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Ready, set, jelly roll race!!!!!!

Hey everyone! How you all doing today? If you have Littlies, you could be forgiven for thinking that I’ve gone a little bit mad and been watching a bit too much Ben & Holly. But no (it’s Transformers all the way in our house at the moment!), it’s all about making a patchwork quilt top in double quick time!!!! A few weeks ago, I came across the jelly roll quilts…

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A bit of knitting – the Mara Shawl

Did you all have a good Easter weekend? We had fun catching up with relatives (more on that tomorrow). I just wanted to pop in and say ‘Hi!’ And also to do a little show and tell on a shawl I finished a little while ago and finally got around to blocking this week. I got the wool a while back and got a bit scared when it got to…

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Tutorial – How to make a fitted oilcloth table cover

It’s the small things that can make so much difference to your day I find – either making it the best day ever or be the thing that leaves you counting to ten and taking deep breaths. One of the things that has had me pulling my hair out recently is Littlest Boy’s habit of pulling the tablecloth any which way he can when he climbs up at the table,…

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New Year, New Blog!

Ummm. How many of us new blog newbies are there do you think?! Hi there. I’m Sonia and I hope to write here about life, sewing, knitting, crochet and the general madness of trying to get through each day with three young children!!! I’ve got lots of crafty plans for 2012: have a play with the Polymer Clay kit I got for Christmas and make buttons/beads, have a go at…

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