Friday, October 20, 2017

Buttons 'n Bookmarks


Bored with the buttons so they became bookmarks. 
These are fun and very good small gifts 
for the library crowd.

Small motif by Blomquist and Presson.
My favourite one.

Friday, October 13, 2017


This thread looks quite different with other beads, blue thread for the chains instead of green and a blue button.


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Another, Once Again

Some of AlenAleaDesign's lovely HDT. 
#40 Macan

Fall Back

Because I must admit I have - for the second time - given up on the Maranta pattern, I shall also admit to a burgeoning addiction to passively enjoying button tatting. I feel as I imagine Diane might, as she tats away at her growing mountain of  Ice Drops.

Here is as far as I got on the pattern; I cut off the last wonky row:

The long chains were once again a complete disaster.

The third pair of socks had been completed and awaits delivery to the young mom and her little one..

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Challenge Revisited

Now that another gift is completed, and I am sewing in the border to the second sock, I have decided to have another go at the challenge that I abandoned a few weeks ago.

Have a look HERE at what Umintsuru was able to accomplish:

That woman can really tat! Beautiful precise work.