Bryn’s pirate quilt.

It has taken me a very long time but I’ve finally finished this quilt! I was very pleased with how my first quilt turned out (here) so I thought I’d try and do another. This one did not turn out quite so well however.

I got some quite funky pirate fat quarters for my birthday (back in October) and was told I had to make my five year old son, Bryn, a quilt. Continue reading

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Cra-z loom bracelets

I got the kit for the crazy loom bracelets for my birthday and the day after I really wanted to have a go at making some jewelry so I found the easiest bracelet to make. It is called the basic bracelet  and it is really easy.

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Once I had started I felt like I couldn’t stop so I moved on to a harder bracelet to make. It’s called the bridge-style bracelet. When I got on with doing it though, I realised that I had taken a big step up from the basic bracelet. I found it very hard to get started but soon I got the hang of it and I soon finished my second bracelet.

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This bracelet is called a Waterfall bracelet and my mum made it. It took her several attempts to get the hang of it too.

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This is me wearing all of the bracelets that me and my mum made:

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Happy Easter! 🐣🐇😁

Wraparound top

My UFOs were not really inspiring me so I was a bit naughty and went and started (and finished so that’s OK) a new project. This is the Cap-Sleeved Baby Doll Top from Simple Modern Sewing. It is the one on the front cover.

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I was given this book for my birthday back in October and after a lot of agonising decided to sew the very first project in it. The first nightmare was deciphering the patterns. Continue reading