Free patterns · Knits

Striped ombré cowl – free pattern

This multi coloured cowl is the perfect last minute gift project . It takes just a day to make, and is really warm and cozy. Made with bulky yarn, this is a really quick and easy knit, with an introduction to fair isle knitting. Wear it long, or wrapped twice around the neck, it is… Continue reading Striped ombré cowl – free pattern

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Brioche · Knits

Quirky brioche hat – free pattern

Quick and easy, the Quirky brioche hat is the perfect last minute holiday project. The hat was knitted within a few hours! The thick wool knitted in brioche stitch in smaller needles makes this very warm and snug hat. The uneven pompom made in the I-cord yarn adds a touch of quirkiness. You can also… Continue reading Quirky brioche hat – free pattern

Art quilt · Quilting

The world of art quilts and me

Often we find ourselves in a world where everything is so predictable... surround ourselves with things we know, meet only those people we know, do only those things we know, ... I've been an admirer of art quilts for sometime now ....ever since I stumbled across one on one of my browsing sessions on Pinterest… Continue reading The world of art quilts and me

Art quilt · Quilting

Gathered Treasures – an art quilt

The Gathered Treasures art quilt - an artistic representation of some of the people and things important to my Brother-in-law...a collection of sorts, of the things and people he has surrounded himself with over the span of 50 years(gathered treasures) ! Yes, that's right....this is a 50th birthday present! So naturally, I couldn't choose just… Continue reading Gathered Treasures – an art quilt

Bloggers Quilt Festival · Theme quilt

Catching Fire – Bloggers Quilt Festival

Hello everyone! Here's my second entry to the Bloggers Quilt Festival hosted by Amy's Creative Side. If you haven't been there already, please do so ...you are in for a Creative treat! This is a quilt I made quite a while ago for a friend's Daughter, who is a great Hunger Games fan...aren't we all… Continue reading Catching Fire – Bloggers Quilt Festival

rainbow · Theme quilt

Rainbow Pockets quilt – Bloggers Quilt Festival

Amy's Creative Side is hosting a Bloggers Quilt Festival! This is my first time participating in any quilt festival ....feeling truly inspired by the Creative vibes floating around! My entry for this festival is the Rainbow Pockets quilts - a set of identical twin size quilts made for 9 year old twins, who requested for… Continue reading Rainbow Pockets quilt – Bloggers Quilt Festival

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Broken chevron striped Table runner – free pattern 

This free pattern for the broken chevron striped table runner is a fun sewing project. All you need is 4 fat quarters and a border fabric and you'll get a great looking table runner! It will look fabulous in Christmas fabrics! It would also be a really fun way to combine those novelty Halloween fabrics… Continue reading Broken chevron striped Table runner – free pattern 

Knits

Colour me through – free scarf pattern

Introducing my new scarf design - Colour me Through ! Named so for the Colour changes that run through its length, this versatile scarf is available as a free pattern on my ravelry store. You can also download the PDF pattern here The Colour changes are made by the use of variegated yarn - this… Continue reading Colour me through – free scarf pattern

Harry Potter

Free pattern – Harry Potter Mischief Managed sweater 

Give your basic sweater a magical upgrade by adding in this “Mischief Managed” pattern ! I guarantee you’ll get requests from all your fellow Potter fans to make them one too! I certainly did! Find the pattern and instructions here ....  I'd love to hear your thoughts about this pattern. I'd love to see your… Continue reading Free pattern – Harry Potter Mischief Managed sweater 

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Sunset…from a vantage point

There's nothing like watching a sunset! The beautiful colours in the sky, the patterns the created by the clouds, Colours blending into each other seamlessly, or standing out in bold defiance....its nature at its best! The only thing better than watching a sunset with your two feet firmly on the ground is ....watching it from… Continue reading Sunset…from a vantage point