Tagged ‘crafts’

Bristol Christmas Market

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Every Christmas, there is a German market in Bristol City Centre with lots of little huts and people selling things.

It looks really pretty at night.

This is my favourite stall. The candied nuts are so delicious, I look forward to eating them every year. My favourite is the pecans. Mmmmm.

This is what we call the Jesus-Copter. It’s a bit random!

The market is right next to the giant shopping centre, Cabot Circus. I like their giant fairy lights.

Does your town have a market like this? Go and taste the yummy foods if it does!

Cat Pouch Tutorial

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Cat Pouch Tutorial
This pouch is so simple to make and looks really great. You can make it in whatever size you like, even adding straps to turn it into a bag :)

What you’ll need
Fabric, lining fabric, facing and a magnet clasp.
Cat Pouch Tutorial

Decided how big you want the pouch to be a cut a piece of the main fabric, adding half an inch all round for the seams. Then cut another piece the same width but about 50% longer as pictured. Round off the corners (only the two lower ones on the smaller piece). Cut the same pieces from lining fabric and facing.
Cat Pouch Tutorial


Beads and Beyond Magazine

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Here’s the latest article I’ve written for Beads and Beyond Magazine. It’s the latest issue – October 2011. Even though I’ve been published quite a few times now it’s still exciting to see my work in print. If you’re into creating with wire then check out my tutorial for making flowers.



Treasury Thursday

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

This week I’ve been on the look out for cool craft cat projects. I love to sew and crochet but during the summer I’d rather be outside. The weather is wet and gloomy today and it made me think about autumn. It’s always when the weather starts to get worse and days get shorter that I find myself digging out the crochet hooks and fabrics.

Here are some of my favourite patterns I found on Etsy, there are more in the Treasury I created.

Pocket Pals by Gingermelon

Stress release cat by Sashakulakova

Primitive Cat Penny Rug by PalmettoPrimitives10