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Quick Craft Post: (Another) Black Apple Rag Doll

| October 18, 2011 | 36 Comments
Quick Craft Post: (Another) Black Apple Rag Doll

Remember a few months ago, I made a Rag Doll from over on Martha Steward‘s site – a Guest Post by Emily from Black Apple? I made the first doll for a friend’s little girl’s first birthday…. Well, I love the doll so much, that I *really* wanted to make one for my little girl’s second birthday […]

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How to.. make a Sock Monkey

| September 30, 2011 | 29 Comments
How to.. make a Sock Monkey

Welcome back to this week’s “How to… Make A  Sock Monkey”. The Sock Monkey Pattern has been around a long long time. Originally it was designed by the Nelson Knitting Company. They came up with a way of making use of two whole socks to make a cute cheeky little monkey. The Sock Monkey Pattern […]

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Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

| September 11, 2011 | 1 Comment
Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

After having spent a morning with Morsbags a couple of weeks ago, I was inspired to make some more (here is my original Morsbag post with links to patterns). I had huge sewing machine problems.. but it is all part and parcel of learning to sew. I just chanted: it isn’t the sewing machine, you […]

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Kids Craft: Nature Pouch/ Sewing with Kids

| August 17, 2011 | 34 Comments
Kids Craft: Nature Pouch/ Sewing with Kids

Hello hello, welcome back to Kids Get Crafty and this week’s sewing with kids!! “Only” about 8 months ago, I saw these fabulous Nature Walk Pouches over at Kleas’s blog. I loved everything about them – the recycledness, the sewinginess, as well as the fact that they are meant for collecting nature things on walks […]

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Cheeky Craft: Easy Rag Doll

| July 20, 2011 | 12 Comments
Cheeky Craft: Easy Rag Doll

Ooooh I saw this cute cute cute Guest Post over at Martha Steward by Emily from Black Apple: A super easy Black Apple Doll. Isn’t she adorable? Check out the tutorial – make sure you watch the video – as the arms and legs do not allow for a seam allowance, whilst the body does. […]

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How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

| June 24, 2011 | 38 Comments
How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

How to Make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners, is part of the Make It Easy Series. Visit Hello Beautiful for the intro post or read below for more info. This week’s How To is a little “Pillow Case” dress for beginners. It is the second one I have made and I class myself a sewing […]

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How to… make Gorgeous Valentines Cards with your Toddler (Guest Post)

| January 14, 2011 | 26 Comments
How to… make Gorgeous Valentines Cards with your Toddler (Guest Post)

We have another lovely crafty Guest Poster for you today: Kelly from Domestic Godd-esque. A lovely family blog featuring lots of fab photos, thoughts on life and family life, as well as, the very important, crafty bits!!! Kelly creates some lovely crafty magic with her children and they are the its that I love best (well […]

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How to… make a Morsbags Shopping Bag out of a Shirt!

| January 7, 2011 | 29 Comments
How to… make a Morsbags Shopping Bag out of a Shirt!

Hello! Well.. I am not sure if today is a bit of a “cheat”. As I do bring you a “How To”, but essentially it is a How To that links to a pattern… but the reason I decided to go ahead anyway, is that I am hoping to tell you a little bit about […]

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