Tag Archives: sewing

The Patchwork Blankie!

   It’s finished! I’m surprised how quickly it came together.    It was amazing how easy it was to keep sewing whilst watching telly in the evenings. Very zen! So much so, that I have started a new one in … Continue reading

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Puffy Cushion 

   Growing up in the 70s and 80s, I had a lot of things made from what my grandmother called Puffies.  Although she taught me a lot of her crafting skills, she never showed me how to make these. I … Continue reading

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Suzani Inspired Cushion

I love Suzanis, and would dearly love to own one….or several….but until I do, I’m faking it again!    I recently bought Justina Blakeney’s awesome book The New Bohemians, and I haven’t been more inspired by one book since I found … Continue reading

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Catnip Mice

After my pillowcase project I pulled out my scrap basket of fabric to dump the scraps in, and Frodo started playing with the pieces as I was putting them in. It got me thinking I should make the fur-kids some … Continue reading

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Bohemian Floral Pillowcases

  Hello. My name is Alexandra, and I’m a Pinterest-aholic. Yes, My Pinterest addiction is once more responsible for an afternoon’s creative project. This time, it was this gorgeous image:    This is the Pinterest link and it came from Scrum Dilly … Continue reading

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A new bed for Luiseach

My beautiful wolfhound Luiseach has been sleeping on an old duna for years, but it looks really messy, especially when she “digs” it. So I decided she needed a nice neat cover for her bed, made from something fairly tough. … Continue reading

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