Archive for October, 2011

I’m still on a baby stuff streak at the moment although I feel the need to quilt building up. I found an easy to follow tutorial for a bandana bib on Desert Rose Designs’ blog, with an accurate pattern to print out.

bandana bib with velcrose fastening.

Also modified a Patons singlet vest

Sublime's 'cabled flying helmet' in alpacca

And then I had fun taking a photo of the sleeping sack with the cows being ever so curious about what was going on. The bulls turned up but weren’t impressed.

Sleep sack vest (with an audience)

yeah, yeah, we hear you

doing what bulls do

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I don’t usually go for traditional looking things to make, but this bassinet cover was pretty cute. Took a while to complete but here it is…

A Dimensions cross stitch pattern

Aw, okay, so traditional baby stuff can be cute!

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Mixing it up

Amused myself with a variety this week, a crocheted chevron cot blanket, made a display board from a warehouse cork board and knitted a knotted stripey hat which I think is the cutest – yay for ‘Sublime’ patterns.

crocheted chevron cot blanket in 12 ply

'Sublime' stripey knot hat

display board using cork board with wadding on top

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Ha! Remember this style from the 1970’s! I seem to remember a pattern similar to this one at home, so decided to have a go with op shop fabrics.

The colour was determined by what was available in Putaruru – not a huge range I must confess, but I’ve already worn the outcome before I lost my nerve.









da daaa... blue side out

... and presenting the green side.

Also finished some flag bunting for a baby's room

And finally, a 4 ply jersey from a Patons' pattern

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