Thursday, 20 April 2017
I can't believe that it was back in 2014 that I wrote a post about some cushions I made with fabric from sample books that a shop near me was discarding. I showed pictures of some of the other fabrics, with my plans for more projects. But just typical, I didn't get round to any of my great plans.
But recently I noticed my knitted cushion covers have got very tatty, so I have finally used my free fabric to sew some new cushion covers.
This material is so velvety, and what I like is I would have never thought to combine the colours and patterns in this way, if I had not got these sample pieces. I did have to buy some zips (thank you Fabricland), and some backing material.
So although I know this is not the way to keep your new cushions in good order, they are clearly soft enough to let a puppy have sweet dreams.
Friday, 14 April 2017
Friday, 7 April 2017
Meet Rosie, our new puppy. She has not been with us a week yet, but we are all in love with her. I expect you will be seeing a lot more of her, and perhaps this will become a dog blog. I haven't done much crafting since she arrived, and am having to keep all my knitting on a high shelf. I have been banned from making her a dog coat, but ha, we will see about that.
We have never had a dog before, so it is a bit of a learning experience. At the moment it is just like having a new baby. She sleeps a lot, and then has short bursts of extreme playfulness. She is very relaxed and nice natured, and good at night. I can't wait for when we can take her out for walks.