Happy New Year all. I have lots of recent makes to share, but first I need some sunlight and a gap in the rain. In the meantime, I’m handing over to Barbie, who you may not know is also a sewing blogger – previous post here, for her #sewingtop5. Enjoy! (Just to […]
The library at the university where I work has some interesting books. My especially random find of last week was Barbie Fashion by Sarah Sink Eames, a pictorial catalogue of all Barbie outfit packs made between 1959-1967. Obviously, it was immediately checked out. A quick look at Barbie’s wardrobe from
Just a quick update to note that the winner of the Geek Chic Panda Sewing Kit (selected using the Random.com number generator) is machinegunmama. Congrats! I’ll be in touch.
I designed my first sewing pattern! It’s a simple pattern to make your own Geek Chic Panda – a soft toy I designed and sell in my Etsy store. As well as selling the pandas (handmade by me) I’m now selling make it yourself sewing kits. The kits contain the
Phew! I’ve had a busy few weeks. Amongst other things I’ve travelled abroad for work, prepared stock for the two Christmas craft fair stalls I have booked, and am currently on holiday in Spain. The day before me and Phil left for our holiday was the first of the Christmas
I found out about the Urban Pony Exhibition taking place at Art Space Dudley just in time to get a submission made and submitted. Each of the artists participating was invited to create or customise a retro My Little Pony based on their own artistic practise. There is a sneak peek of
Two little handmade pandas ordered on my Etsy store who will be posted tomorrow. I made up some tags this weekend to attach to my plush toys from now on.
This Christmas I made a plush Jake from Adventure Time for Phil. He has wobbly arms like Jake often does while singing or showing off in the show! His face is screen printed and he’s made using a yellow cotton.