because here is the blanket I made for her brand new baby
and if that's not bright enough for you here's a
It's actually rather lovely even if it's not the usual pastel baby shades!
I've really enjoyed playing at crocheting these hexagons and seem to be in a bit of a crochet phase at the moment - there is just something so lovely about the different textures and patterns of crochet and the fact that it just grows and changes with each round - so much fun!
I thought I'd show you the blue versions of the red fabrics that I am sending to Monkee Maker for my giveaway.
I've seen this idea of framing fabrics in an embroidery hoop on a few blogs and it works really nicely
I just need to find a hammer to put some nails in the wall because my experiment of hammering/pushing them in with a plastic wine bottle cork just didn't work................ why is that????? (it's ok, I sometimes wonder about my sanity too......!)
And finally, for today that is, I thought I'd show you the new dinner plates I bought at Matalano-Daaaahling for the princely sum of £2 each
Not my usual chunky pottery style but rather fun and "Springy" which we all need in the dark-post-Christmas-months.
I also bought these tea-towels for £4 for the pack because I'm sure I'll be able to make something lovely with the apple and gingham prints and the waffles, well, they might actually be good for drying up!!!
Hope you are all having a good week so far. Lucy x