Here’s another felt plush toy created using a pattern from a Japanese pattern book. This is the Sanrio character Usahana. I couldn’t decide what to do with her once I’d made her so I added some ribbon and made her into a Christmas tree decoration!
Homemade plush Doraemon, a photo by EnglishGirlAbroad on Flickr. I adore Doraemon so I often end up sewing/drawing/painting him. This is a small plush Doraemon I created as a gift for my partner (also a Doraemon fan). I created him using a pattern from a Japanese Doraemon pattern book. Expect
I work at a University which means I get nice long holidays at Christmas and Easter; I usually set myself a craft project or two which I might not get time for otherwise. Last Christmas I decided to have a go at papercutting. My three first (and only) attempts are enclosed below.
I thought I’d create a gaming inspired embroidery for my manager’s Christmas gift. I decided that trying to embroider an image from a recent game might be too much of a challenge so I decided to go retro and created this 8 bit Mario for him instead. I might give
Clematis embroidery, a photo by EnglishGirlAbroad on Flickr. This Christmas I decided to try and make gifts for family members (in addition to buying them presents of course!). My Mom is a keen gardener and flower arranger so I created her this custom clematis embroidery – embroidery currently being my