For lovers of Black & White…

I love this  little handbag, it’s just so cute & gorgeous – perfect for that special evening out.

Freeform crochet with just a touch of bling has been stitched & glued to an existing bag. 

The gusset has been worked in Tunisian crochet.

The inside is lined in black satin & has a small pocket.

The snap clip gives secure closure.

Size: 21.5cm(8 ½”) x 17.5cm (7”) x 7.5cm (3”)

Weight: 268 grms

Amy – How A Felted Jumper Becomes A Handbag – E-book Tutorial

~ This E-book Tutorial (12 pages) is available as PDF downloads from this blog & on Ravelry, Etsy & Zibbet ~

Reclaim that old woollen jumper & turn it into a stylish handbag

It’s easy to become excited about this up-cycled, eco-friendly project & even easier to make. The tutorial takes you through the basics of washing machine felting, laying out pattern or template & embellishments – the step-by-step instructions are given in written form with clear photos & diagrams with some alternatives included


* Old woollen jumper

* Top-load washing machine

* Pure soap

* Template – 26 cm (10”) embroidery hoop or strong cardboard

* Sewing machine

* Crochet hooks of choice

* Eyelash yarn of choice

* Plain 8ply yarn of choice

* Sharp scissors

* Darning needle

* Sewing needle & strong cotton thread

* 2 buttons/beads

My new ETSY shop

OK… so I finally did it… I bit the bullet & opened my Etsy shop this week. It’s only small but I hope to add to it often.
Any comments, opinions & critiques are welcomed

Chocolate Box- Cushion Cover



A peek at what’s inside Freeform & Beyond

here’s a little peek at what’s inside my new book Freeform & Beyond

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