I’ve had this idea in mind for a while now, so I thought if I promised you all a freebie tonight, that would give me the kick I needed to get it made. It worked! (If I get this post published by midnight of course.)
I designed these winter hats as Christmas decorations ten years ago now, and my daughter, who was a big Barbie fan back then, discovered they fit her perfectly! So as it’s Barbie’s birthday today, I thought it would be a great time to add them to the new blog. Help yourself…
Continue reading Happy Birthday Barbie!
Here’s a clever trick for making dollhouse lampshades from hair rollers…
Continue reading Lampshade Tutorial
This industrial ceiling light was made with a battery-operated balloon light. Can you guess what else I used..? Continue reading Industrial Ceiling Light Tutorial
This wicker tub chair was SUPER-easy to make. Want to know how?
How will you be spending your Valentine’s evening? Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
I used a large filigree bead for the shade of this table lamp, but the idea is super-easy to adapt to whatever you have lying around, because the secret lies in the pen case. (?) Continue reading Table Lamp Tutorial
While I’m working on some new patterns for 2018, I thought I would share this Lil’ prop I just made. It’s super-simple (if you can knit, of course) and not too testing on the eyes (just 2mm & 2-ply).
Continue reading Dollhouse Knitted Cable Cushion
Christmas is a time to let your imagination run wild if you’re a crafter. I have a whole Winter scene inside my head right now, and I’ve got as far as making this dress.
Continue reading My First Christmas Dress
What makes a Big Alice doll extra-special is her amazing hair. This fullness is achieved by incorporating strands into the stitches as-you-go. The methods I use to root Big Alice Dreads are easy to adapt to any crochet doll, and today I will show you how it’s done. Continue reading “I love her hair!”