Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Sweet hearts

I made this heart decoration for the end of the cot as we have got the matching Cath Kidston bumper and will be using these prints around the room.  It looks really sweet so I thought I would make another to sell in my Etsy shop incase anyone else wants one!  It doesn't have to be used as a cot decoration but does make a really lovely addition and gives the cot a bit more character.

Hearts decoration available here

Monday, 20 July 2009

Baby blanket

I mentioned this blanket a while ago when I was working on it and here is the finished article.  I am very pleased with the outcome, and quite proud of my biggest crochet project yet!

Its a simple crocheted blanket with scalloped edge and lovely dusky pink velvet ribbon trim.

I used Rowan All Seasons Cotton which has a lovely soft texture and seems to wash really well - important when its for a new born baby!

These pictures also give a sneaky peek of the crib.  It is a very old family crib that my niece has only recently moved out of so I will show it properly another time.

Monday, 6 July 2009

A tree called twig

I've just received the latest issue of the fantastic kids magazine Anorak for which I illustrated a story over two double page spreads.  If you've never seen Anorak its worth a look as along with Okido its one of the best looking magazines aimed at children that I know of.

I was therefore of course thrilled to be asked to illustrate this short story and had so much fun doing it.

Its basically about the adventures of a tree called Twig and features Robin Hood and Isaac Newton!