The Price of a Coffee


There’s a scene in the film Schindler’s list, where freedom is in sight for the Jewish people but Oskar Schindler is having to flee. He looks around at the mass of people he helped keep alive and no one would complain if he then surveyed the survivors and shouted at how great it is thatContinue reading “The Price of a Coffee”

The Ultimate Sock Doll


Several years ago I first came across sock monkeys, they were crudely made animals made from left over socks and a great recycling use of those odd socks we find in the washing machine. Then the explosion happened and suddenly they were everywhere.    What originally began as an upcycling project became ‘trendy’ and weContinue reading “The Ultimate Sock Doll”

Little Terrier Doggie – Free Makey Makes


I’m either mad or developing some great marketing ploy, but something I listed on Etsy I’m giving away on my blog for free. Yep, Free. So, What’s the catch? I wrote this little pattern some time ago and started selling kits so you could make your own little doggie at home. I recently updated theContinue reading “Little Terrier Doggie – Free Makey Makes”

Pepperpot Dolls


I am about a week away from finishing the pepperpot doll pattern and am just so excited about it. The pepperpot dolls is inspired by Gingermelon and the girls from my felt sewing class. They’re 6 inches tall (the size of a pepperpot!) and have a variety of styles to make each doll just asContinue reading “Pepperpot Dolls”