Here’s another felt robot. I made her pink because girls like robots too. For you robot nerds, I made her in the style of the Gang of 5. Hey, that is a really great site for robot-making inspiration. The second robot I tried to make looked sort of like this. It doesn’t really stand. But I guess I should go ahead and finish it up. Ooh! I like this guy. I think I’ll make my next one … More
I just finished this little dachshund handbag for our favorite girl on the go, Trixie. Oscar is smitten and he asked me to send a little something on his behalf.
I had originally wanted to crochet her this Ted purse from my Jaeger baby knits book.
I could totally picture little Trixie leaping over the side of the crib with her valuables safely stashed away in her teddie bag. But, I couldn’t figure it out. I thought it was … More
What do I do when the projects are piling up, the Christmas cards are unaddressed and nothing has been baked.. make snowmen of course. Unauthorized projects are my downfall. I spied little snowmen like these on one of Kitty’s Oriental Craft Shop‘s listings and had to give them a try. They’re made from cheap gloves, scraps of flannel and tweed, a shiny bead bracelet I had, some floss and a little blusher. I love them.
Unfortunately even their sweet … More
I’ve been dying to try my hand at sashiko embroidery ever since I found a book on it at Mitsuwa. I decided to try out an apron pattern for my amazing accomplice Miss Mariko. (If there is ever a crafting version of The Amazing Race I want her as my partner!) Hopefully this will keep her neat and tidy while she bakes all her yummy goodies.
Today is Halloween costume making day. I’m under strict orders to “get cracking”!
But I just had to make this cutie squirrel first. When I saw how wonderful the felted camel sweater and the feedsack fabric matched I just had to bump up Squirrel-y here to the front of the line.
ok, now to tackle this bag of fur. Hopefully this is going to work out and I won’t need to make an emergency trip to the Target for a … More
If you want to be surprised don’t click on the photo above (or look at any comments!) But if you want to see what’s headed your way – peek away!… More