One pattern, two ways – Cocos

I’m getting a little behind with my blogging at the moment. I’m about to show you what I entered for the ‘one pattern, two ways‘ challenge that formed the second week of Indie Pattern Month over at the Monthly Stitch.

The idea is to take one pattern and make it twice! You could either make two identical garments or you could make different variations. The garments must have come from an indie pattern Continue reading

MIY Walkley tops

I really enjoyed Me Made May this year but it kind of fizzled out right at the end for me. I managed a different garment right through apart from the last two days. I didn’t have a single me-made garment that I felt I could comfortably wear whilst being stuck in a car for hours whilst we drove to the lake district. This identified a bit of a wardrobe gap for Continue reading

Arcade Machine

Quite a big project from me this time, which I’ve been working on for a while.  It’s an arcade machine:

WonderBoy

Wonder Boy!

I’ve been a fan of the Raspberry Pi (a tiny cheap computer in case you don’t know) for a while but the one I initially bought has been running a music server so we can stream music all round our house.  Then I came across a perfect excuse to buy another: a project to turn an Ikea table into an arcade machine.  I started to buy some of the materials (the Raspberry Pi and the joystick and buttons) when I discovered a different project that looked more fun so I switched to (loosely) following this instructable to make a bar-top arcade machine. Continue reading