New Blog Address

Hi – moving my blog from Blogger to WordPress so a bit of work to be done as all the photos have dropped off. I will be adding the images back over the next few days so please be patient with me. Now I have…

Crocheted Miniature Tablecloth

I have recently completed this lovely little tablecloth while taking part in a CAL with the Buttercup Miniatures group on Ravelry. A CAL is a group joining event where each person makes the project – called a Crochet-A-Long and Frances very kindly gave all who…

Pumpkin Madness

Yes – it’s true Pumpkin Madness has got to me – AGAIN ! I love autumn – the colours are what really grabs me each year. I always marvel at the orange’ness of everything – and this year I got into it a little early….

The Princess Doll’s Cradle

I designed and created this little cradle for the latest issue of The Dolls’ House Magazine. I am so pleased that it worked – a rocking cradle is hard to work in minaiture because it will often tilt one way because of a tiny weight…

Front Cover Dolls House and Miniature Scene

I rather proud of the latest issue of the Dolls House and Miniature Scene magazine – October issue – because my Steampunk Vignette is the main picture on the front cover…. This is the actual photo of the finished item. Part 6 – the concluding…

Retro Chest of Drawers

Today I am feeling really chuffed to see my how-to article in the September issue of The Dolls’ House Magazine. This is the first time I have written for this magazine, so of course, I wanted it to all go right.  (Photo credit Rosie Wooldridge)…

Hogarth the Hedgehog

I designed and made this little hedgehog for Dolls House and Miniature Scene last January. He seems to have disappeared from their site, so I have put the pattern onto my Ravelry store where you can download him for free. He is only 3/4″ and is…

Shabby Chic MIniature Shutter DIY

Okay, so I had a bit of time in the last few days – I am doing quite a bit of magazine writing for dolls’ house magazine and it seems to gobble up all my time.  For myself, I have been keen to make a…