Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Halloween Pillow instructions - Part 2

Here is the part 2 tutorial for the halloween pillow, part 1 is here 

Unfortunately I did not have time to put together a tutorial for making the matching cord, I will do that in the next tutorial.

Materials required

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Halloween Pillow - Part 1 of 2

Halloween is approaching so I thought I would show how to make this halloween pillow, this is the first part of the tutorial, the next tutorial shows how to attach cord trim here

The cross stitch cat is one of my latest designs and can be purchased using the buy now button below. The PDF pattern is sent via email and includes:

Sunday, 7 August 2011

My third anniversary giveaway

Hi everyone, if you would like to enter my giveaway for my third blog anniversary please pop over to my cross stitch blog at Happiness is Cross Stitching here before 28th August 2011.

Happy stitching!

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Two more box finishes from readers of my blog!

Hi everyone, two of my readers have sent me pictures of their box finishes after seeing my tutorials, first up is a lady from Stitching Madness blog here, this lady kindly sent me the photo but I do not know her name and I cannot leave a comment on her blog, however she has made this gorgeous box.

Friday, 15 July 2011

My giveaway on my cross stitch blog - now closed.

Hi everyone, I am having a giveaway on my cross stitch blog to celebrate over 1300 followers, if you would like to enter please click here
This giveaway is now closed.

Sunday, 12 June 2011

Nasreens box finish

Isn't this a lovely box? It was made by Nasreen from This and That blog after  following my box tutorial,  such a beautiful design and finish, I just love the oriental cross stitch and the colours that Nasreen chose.
If you would like to see the post and more pictures check out Nasreens blog here just scroll down the page and you will see more photos.   

Congratulations Nasreen on a wonderful box finish!

If anyone else has made a box from my tutorial I would love to see it and post it on my blog here.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Another box finish.

Hi everyone, here is another of my box finishes, you can see how to make one similar in the post below, if you would like to see the contents pop over to my cross stitch blog here.

Happy stitching everyone!

Monday, 25 April 2011

Box making - Final part

Hi everyone, as promised here is the final part of my box making tutorial.

Sunday, 13 February 2011

How to make polymer clay roses and another giveaway!

Hi everyone, in this post I show how to make these simple red roses.

Monday, 7 February 2011

Free cupcake pattern for you!

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Friday, 4 February 2011

Tilda heart

Hi everyone, I have recently been falling in love with Tilda dolls and all of the cute accessories that go with them, so I decided to make a tilda heart, my inspiration came from seeing all of the gorgeous tilda designs out there in blog land and I thought I would share my finishing instructions. 
You can see the Tilda dolls here on this blog
Materials required:

Monday, 31 January 2011

My One World One Heart giveaway!

Hi everyone, I have a giveaway on my cross stitch blog, if you would like to enter

Giveaway now closed

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Personalised labels for your projects

How to make these personalised labels.

Materials needed:

Thursday, 6 January 2011

How to make a pretty little bow.

Edited to add this photo
Hi everyone, Happy New Year to you!

Quite a few people have asked how I make these pretty little bows that I use on pin keeps and pillows, in fact they can be used to trim most cross stitch or sewing projects.