Cutting + sticking + sewing + baking. My creative life.

Bunny + Chick

I made a couple of Easter tree ornaments from some fleecy scraps. I had to get them done early as I am sending them overseas. Hopefully if I send them today they will arrive before Good Friday.Bunny has a tail!Love Melanie

Mr Pinchy Mini-Me Finger Puppet

Mr Pinchy is having a giveaway on his facebook fan page. I love giveaways! In fact, my new year's resolution is to have lots more giveaways, so watch this space. I made Mr Pinchy a limited edition "Mr Pinchy Mini-Me Finger Puppet" out of felt. I used to make loads…

Strawberry Fields Forever

I just finished, stuffed with presents and posted this stocking to the other side of the world!One of my friends gave me a blue Cath Kidston off-cut with strawberries on and some white broderie fabric with strawberries on and another friend from quilt group gave me a strawberry fat quarter.…

To Wales with Love

I have been waiting to show you these projects for a while. I had to wait until they had been safely received as they were made for friends of mine who have emigrated to Wales. My friend sent me a large bag of fabric when she moved house recently and…

God Jul

Quickly made a God Jul (Happy Christmas) card for my aunt and uncle in Sweden. Just off to the post office to send it now. Hope you are all enjoying Advent! Lycklig jul, förälskelse från Melanie

Mr Pinchy

I promised to reveal my mystery project to you and here he is in all his glory - Mr Pinchy!He is a fairly big lobster puppet. I occasionally use puppets to tell stories, mainly at church. Mr Pinchy made his debut last Sunday in a story concerning him and his…

Sewing in the Building Site

Well, I think the rubble and dust have receded to a level where I can get my trusty sewing machine out of her case, and I have missed her. She is a Bernina Aurora 440 Quilter's Edition, quite the most gorgeous morsel of Swiss engineering you ever did see.And here…