I made this brooch stand tonight. It was very easy! I just covered the glass of a photo frame in a self-adhesive PVC sheet (like contact) and stuck on some plastic hooks that I bought in the picture hanging section of the hardware store. Voila! A handy spot to hang and display my brooches.
It’s baby season in my circle of friends and family at the moment. So I’m crocheting! I started making a blue giraffe, but unfortunately it was looking crappy (didn’t even take a fail photo) so instead I turned to this bear rattle. Not my favourite thing I’ve made, but pretty cute. I really like the […]
I found this gorgeous sari silk in Wool & Craft Nook in Hornsby. I was looking for something just so beautifully colourful; I was thinking more along the lines of dyed ribbon, but this is lovely too. So far I’ve just made this one crocheted bangle and crocheted along one side of some aluminium chain, […]
I’ve been investigating and experimenting with mixed media bracelets and cuffs… somewhat inspired by my friend Kathy’s cuffs, which are made on felt and stitched with paper, yarn, beads and more. I wanted to make my crochet a bit more interesting and try crocheting with different materials, and integrate other materials into crocheted items. These […]
It was my bunny’s 2nd birthday and I wanted a photo with a bit of a difference, so I made Kaylee a little birthday hat. It’s just a simple cone made with variegated yarn, and naturally she had very little interest in wearing it!
There was an 80s night at the Orpheum theatre where they were playing Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Pretty in Pink. At these theme nights they give a prize for dressing up. The night before the movie I realised that Save Ferris t-shirts for our whole group (6 of us were attending) could be cool, […]