While embroidery is my real love I have found myself side tracked or rather “hooked” on crocheting Amigurumi creatures lately. My first attempt at a crocheted creature was the little sheep I posted previously, and they were a great way to get into the swing of the continuous spiral method of working that is central… Continue reading Embroidered eyes – character in a few stitches.
For no particular reason I wanted to try my hand at Amigurumi crochet while I have been having a few days off work. I have only a little experience with crochet, and I had become fascinated by the possibilities of the Eds Animals patterns from TOFT (https://www.thetoftalpacashop.co.uk) but wanted to start with something small. After… Continue reading Small Sheep – trying out Amigurumi
My 6 year old Grandson is visiting this week. As he was sitting beside me reading his Harry Potter book and watching me stitch he said “I want to learn to embroider like you Grandma”. I didn’t want to let this unexpected opportunity pass so I quickly found a piece of felt, a sharpie, some… Continue reading Passing on the love of Embroidery