Thursday, 28 January 2010

Superhero Day at School..........

Yes, I knew that this time would come........... when I had to make a outfit for school!!

I also made one for my friends son too. He's a bit camera shy! Super heros to the rescue...............

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Loads of Buttons!!

Just a quick post to show you what iv been doing over the last few days.......... Buttons!!
I'll estimate that iv made over 600 altogether. Im going to do a pick and mix tray on my stall as I know that some people like to buy one offs and not a card full. Its going to be like a sweetie shop!! Just hope no one trys to eat them!!

Saturday, 23 January 2010

Oh wow! Another award...... Thanks you!!!!!

Thank you Green Pixey for this award, I'm glad that you love my colourful things....... I think I live on a rainbow most of the time!!

For this award I must list 7 interesting things about me and then pass on this award to 7 other wonderful blogs that deserve this blog. Iv already awarded other blogs for the sunshine award this week and I would also award them for this award too (Even though there are 12!).

If you've been nominated in this post and want to pay it forward (optional, of course), here are the guidelines:

- Thank the person who gave you the award
- Place the logo on your blog
- Link to the person who nominated you
- Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting
- Nominate 7 bloggers for this award and post links to their blogs
- Send a message to let them know they've been nominated

These are the 7 things that you might find interesting about me!! eek!!
  1. My favorite colours are turquoise and green.
  2. I have dark pink hair at the moment.
  3. I have three tattoos.
  4. I used to be a teacher in further education.
  5. I would love to swim with dolphins.
  6. I'm not the tidiest of people!
  7. I have a sweet tooth!!
These are my 7 (12) Kreative Award Nominations -

Love Stitching Red
Saras Texture Crafts
The Funky Felter
Paper and String
Dog Daisy Chains
Bugs and Fishes
The Rainbow Room by Clara Luna
Made in Lowell
Kayla Coo
Aileen Clarke Crafts
Felting in Fibrespace
Elizabeth Armstrong

Friday, 22 January 2010

Im on a roll!!

Im still keeping busy! Im feeling that towards last year I got rather stressed about how much I had to make for the Christmas season.......... so this year im going to make an amount of things every week and hopefully ill keep up with my stock! Well thats my plan, whether it'll work or not is another matter!!

Both the shawl and scarf are made out of merino and silk combination wool from Saras Texture Crafts

Sunshine Blog Award

A big thank you to Claire from Lady Luck Jewellery for nominating me for the Sunshine Awards. It's a lovely suprise!!

The Sunshine Award is awarded to bloggers whose positivity & creativity inspires others in the blog world.

The rules for accepting this award:

Put the logo on your blog or within your post.

Pass the award onto 12 bloggers.

Link the nominees within your post.

Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog.

Share the love and link to the person from whom you received this award.

There are a lot of blogs that I enjoy reading, and many makers whose work I admire, but the following blogs are the ones I've decided to pass the award onto.

Love Stitching Red
Saras Texture Crafts
The Funky Felter
Paper and String
Dog Daisy Chains
Bugs and Fishes
The Rainbow Room by Clara Luna
Made in Lowell
Kayla Coo
Aileen Clarke Crafts
Felting in Fibrespace
Elizabeth Armstrong

Monday, 18 January 2010

Somemore New for 2010 and NEC Piece update!

Heart Buttons Brooch's
Spot the odd one out........... must of been a late night!!
100% wool felt, combination of handmade and found buttons, beaded, oddments of fabric and hand stitched. Brooch backed and covered with fabric.

All come in a 4x4cm box.

Update on my Woodland Fairy Dress course piece.
Iv been molding my handmade silk paper onto "Doris" my lovely mannequin. Also making machine braiding for extra texture. More stages to come!

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

New for 2010

Iv been wanting to make these for a while. For once I have actually kept one.......... mines the rainbow with the embroidered flower!

More new things to come!

Saturday, 9 January 2010


Well its been to cold to work down my workshop. I have to take my little man down with me, so we have took over the dining room instead.

Iv been working on my NEC exhibition piece. I got the leaflet through for the exhibition yesterday and iv come all over panicie!! Its only in 10 weeks......... so Iv been making the silk paper for the dress part of my woodland fairy.

Also making buttons and starting to make heart button brooches. With the occasional hot chocolate in between!!

The centre one is my favorite!

Monday, 4 January 2010

Beautiful day for pictures!

I thought I would take advantage of this sunny and frosty day and take some pictures. Im working on my course portfolio and needed to take some nice photos of my first sample.

Friday, 1 January 2010


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