DIY cross stitch furniture – Mollie Makes

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A Disappointing Stall Day… :( ( iZettle Referral Code Included )

Anyway, I am now going to write up today’s pros and cons.. we’ll start with the rubbish and get it out of the way!

Source: A Disappointing Stall Day…😦 ( iZettle Referral Code Included )

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Free Pattern Friday – Cthulhu

I’m about to start making my second one of these. It’s a great pattern. Will hopefully be able to share my finished cthulhu with you soon!

Rural Rebellion

Welcome to the first Free Pattern Friday!  Once a week, I will feature a new free pattern.  They won’t always be mine, I am only just getting into writing my own patterns.

But today, I have something very special for you.  My very first pattern, a cuddly, snuggly Cthulhu!  Who says Elder Gods need to be scary?

As this is my first written pattern, PLEASE let me know if you find any mistakes or if something just doesn’t seem right!


Materials used:

  • Worsted Weight yarn (I used Bernat Waverly and 2 strands held together which produced a 7 inch height)
  • H8/5mm hook
  • 12mm safety eyes
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Curved upholstery needles for joining (optional, but total lifesavers!)
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge:  Tight.  Keep in mind I used 2 strands of yarn held together with a 5mm hook for a bulkier and larger stuffie.  The yarn and hook combination you use will…

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In Defense of Modern Novelty Fabrics

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Abbi Scarlet: August: Monthly Etsy Picks

We’ve been featured in Abbi’s blog along with some other amazing crafters!

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Photography Challenge!

As part of my 30 day challenge I’ve been working on my photography and editing skills. Still very basic but I think I’ve made huge progress. Here is one of my first attempts:20150726_135351And here are some I took today. Hopefully you’ll agree that there is a huge improvement!

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I used PicMonkey which has lots of features which are free and is quite straightforward to use after a little play around.

These items are all now available to purchase from my etsy shop: Under the Rowan Trees

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