I'm back from an (unintentionally) long break from blogging. But, I come bearing a new pattern: a car! What have I been up to this past month-or-so? Well not too much, actually. It's been fairly relaxing and chill. I ended up being completely blind sided by an excellent series of books that I am now… Continue reading Back with a Car
Last week I posted about my pillow shams that I sewed out of absolutely amazing Amy Butler fabrics. I'm totally in love with them. As with most of my obsessions, I have the overwhelming urge to share it with everyone! So (sew), it's tutorial time! Now this is my first sewing pattern tutorial, and it'll… Continue reading Pillow Sham Tutorial
Okay, here is the pattern! Wow, it's been a while since I've made a pattern. I hope you have fun with it! (I sure have been). The pattern is a pdf - you can click on the picky, or you can click here. Penguins for EVERYONE!!
Nom ... Nom Nom ... Nom Nom Nom ... Pacman pattern time! It took me long enough to get my act together with this pattern (considering that this has been in the pipelines, almost done for a whiiile now), but now it's ready! Here it is, as a companion piece to the Pacman Ghost pattern:… Continue reading Pacman Pattern Time
Well, I finally wrote up the pattern to my hyper-emotional blorb which I now turned into a pacman ghost! Did you know that each pacman ghost had its own name? Crazy. Wikipedia told me that. Oh, and in case it's been a while since you've played Pacman, their colours are red, pink, blue and orange.… Continue reading Pacman Ghost Pattern!
Oh, the Happy Face Toy. What can I say? It has become infamous at our house. Happy Face Toy began when I decided to crochet a super quick toy for the kitties, hoping that they would play with it occasionally. Never could I ever have predicted the extent to which Happy Face Toy would be… Continue reading The Happy Face Toy
I have a new thing lately. And, of course, it entirely involves crochet. What is it? It's a pattern diagram(!), where each stitch is represented by a little symbol and the whole pattern is just a big picture of all the symbols put together. It may sound complicated, but it's really quite intuitive and fun!… Continue reading Domo Arigato, Pierrot
A little while ago, I was involved in a really fun Monty Python-themed swap on Craftster (I wrote all about it here) and one of the things I made for my partner was a Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch! Well, I didn't exactly write down the pattern as I went, but I more or less… Continue reading Holy Hand Grenade with Pseudo Instructions