I’ve recently become obsessed with tapestry crochet. I saw a book about it in our local bookshop, I went straight home and YouTubed it (as you do). It looked so much easier than I had imagined so I immediately set to work on a simple snow flake design. 3 hours later and with aching wrists… Continue reading My New Love
I’ve been busy photographing items to sell on ETSY. I’m starting to wonder if it’s really worth it. Of course it is an advantage being a photographer but it’s definitely not an advantage being a perfectionist. I could spend a whole day just photographing and editing the images for one little item. I’ve just finished… Continue reading Busy
About a month ago I decided that we needed some new cushions for our lounge room so I set myself the task of making some, but being the flighty person that I am I decided that was way too practical and my little cushion became a big cushion, then a bigger cushion and in the… Continue reading The Cushion That Became a Blanket
I’ve been thinking about this for a while now. I’ve always avoided selling my finished projects for a couple of reasons but mostly because I feel you have to undersell yourself in order to compete and in the end it’s just not worth it. Once you factor in the costs of materials, the time you… Continue reading To ETSY or not to ETSY
It was a race to the finish line but I did it! I was still weaving in ends on the morning of her birthday but she got to wear it for her party. I’m particularly proud of myself as it was the first time I’ve made something from a (particularly confusing) chart and not a… Continue reading Ta-Da!
Its my daughters 2nd birthday tomorrow. We can’t afford any extravagant presents this year so I’m making her a dress. I actually finished it yesterday but being the perfectionist that I am i decided that it wasn’t quite how i imagined it so, with a heavy heart, I unraveled about 3 quarters of it. Now… Continue reading Eeeeeep!
Decided to try and take some better photos of Amelie’s Dress today. I had no idea how much she’d grown until I tried to squeeze it over her little belly. How did that happen? I swear it was only yesterday I made that dress for her. The sad thing is she’s only worn it twice… Continue reading Amelie’s Dress