Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Exciting Times!

I heard the wonderful news that my brother-in-law and his girlfriend are expecting a baby!!

They had their 12 week scan on Monday, and the mother to be is well.

I have used this as an excuse to buy a load of lovely soft baby yarn and make them something nice with it. Maybe a blanket. Maybe a nice soft toy.

Also, a uni friend is due in May so I might try to whip something up for her as well!

Babies everywhere!!!

(my beautiful new stash!)

Monday, March 26, 2012

Another new friend

Keeping up with my one new animal a week, please meet Trumpets.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Rory the Fox

He's sneaky and crafty but he wants to be your friend and reform his ways!

Needs a little black tip of his tail but nearly finished!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Great Craft/Art Supplier

I buy a lot from these guys - all my felt for a start as they do a nice wool/acrylic mix which is a lot softer and nicer to work with than 100% acrylic.
They are quite reasonable too, and they ship ever so quickly!!

Fred Aldous

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Still sewing!

Two more creations - one finished and one half way.

Mr Piggie:

Mr Giraffe:

Monday, March 05, 2012

Experimenting with Plushies

It is my aim, ambition, dream and goal to get my Etsy shop finally up and running by the end of the year. That means I have another 9 months to design and create at least 80 creatures and brooches to put up for sale.

Yesterday I was experimenting with making a felt animals that can stand. Usually I just focus on flat 2D creatures, but I thought it might be better to get some variety.

So here and two creations I made this week. (Bad photos sorry)

#1 - Betty Aardvark. Ready for sale and very pretty but she can't stand.

#2 - Margaret Hoss. The experiment and a little rough around the edges. Will be remade now I know what I'm doing.