Friday, October 29, 2010

A Gift Guide

Some wonderful gifts from the Theshopswithlessthan10sales guild on Artfire. Check them out!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Free Toddler Crochet Bobble Headband Pattern

Here's a free pattern for your enjoyment! Feel free to use it as you please but don't sell the pattern please! Thanks! :)

Instruction on how to make a bobble (Yo, insert hook in next st, yo, draw yarn through st and up to level of work) 3 times in same st, yo, draw yarn through 7 stitches on hook)

Chain 7

Row 1: Bobble in 4th chain from hook, *ch1, skip next ch, bobble in next ch; dc in last ch, turn

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), (bobble, ch1) in each ch-1 space across to last ch-1 space, dc in 3rd chain of turn ch, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern. Make long enough to go around head for a snug fit and leave a long tail for sewing ends together. To pretty it up you can add a nice crochet or felt flower.


Thursday, October 21, 2010

Collection of the week on Artfire

I am so honored!! My Collection A little Halloween has made it to the collection of the week on Artfire! All I can say is WOW!!! Congratulations to all my fellow artists and lets hope this generates some sales your way!

Want to check out the Collection, here it is in all it's Halloween spookiness! :)

NEW Bird Ornament-Needle felted

I have been trying my hand at some little bird's and they are coming out soooo cute! I made this little guy a couple of days ago and listed him on my Artfire and Etsy sites. I was almost thinking of keeping him because he's just so adorable, but alas I can't keep everything I make right!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Needle felted pumpkin

In honor of learning how to needle felt. I have also made this little pumpkin that is available right now in my shop. He's listed as a pay it forward listing and is only .20 cents to buy plus shipping of course. If you happen to purchase him please pay it forward in some way either by listing something cheap or just helping someone out.

So I have broke down!

What have I broke down for you ask? Well I went out and bought myself a needle for felting. I have some organic merino wool that I bought a while back and haven't done a lot with so I thought to branch out and try my hand at needle felting. Well of course I never really try a small project first I always have to jump right in and try the hardest thing I can think of. Of course I wanted to make my niece something for Christmas so I opted for a cat as my first needle felting project. It was an experience and I have already broken one of my felting needles! oopps! but I think he turned out wonderful.

Anyways on to the finished project. I'm hoping she will love it. So what do you think?

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