Needle

All things fabric, sewing and embroidery

How To Make A Nappy Cake

At my husband’s work they wanted to get a nappy cake for a client of theirs that had just had a baby boy and he…

homemade boxer shorts

Homemade Boxer Shorts

Been doing some simple sewing to ease back into some time at the sewing machine. Made some homemade boxer shorts with this Simplicity 9958 which…

Toddler Boy Pyjamas

If you’re looking for some instant sewing satisfaction then making some toddler boy pyjamas is a perfect quick project. I’ve used this monkey fabric…

Mend it Monday ( #menditmonday )

At the start of the year I devised a plan to motivate me (and hopefully others) to attack the mend it pile. With most…

Yarn

My spin on crochet, knitting and fibre

Knitted Mobius Cowl

I realised that I hadn’t shared pictures or details of my knitted mobius cowl (pattern by Louisa Harding) with you all. The mobius twist means the knitting doesn’t…

Bearded Beanie Crochet Pattern

I’d seen these funny bearded beanie crochet patterns around Pinterest before and thought it would be a fun project to make sometime. Then I had…

julia billings colourwork classes

Knitted Colourwork Beanie

If you had a chance to read my recent post on The Craft Sessions retreat I went to a couple of weeks ago you’ll have…

Knitted Necklace

Knowing that I was going to see the knitwear designer Kirsten Johnstone (Assemblage) at The Craft Sessions I decided to make her Seven Circle knitted necklace…

Spoon

My love of cakes, baking and sugar art

Baked Mini Donut Recipe

Do your kids love donuts but you really hate buying the fried Donut King, Krispy Kreme type donuts? They are still a sweet treat…

Batman Cake

This is the Batman cake I ended up making for our Batman party. Do you like it? I took the inspiration for this cake…

Superhero Cookies

BAM! For our batman party we had to have decorated cookies like we usually have at our parties (these red riding hood cookies are my…

Modern Mosaic Cakes

I promised some more cakes and now that I’m not spoiling the surprise I can share with you the cake I made for a…

Parties

Kids themed parties to share the fun

Batman Party

Hope you all enjoyed a Batman post a day last week?  I don’t know about you but I needed a break as I was…

Batman Lolly Boxes

I like to make the lolly bags fun but sometimes when you have a large number of kids at a party you also need…

Batman Streamers

It’s was a bit quiet here lately as we’ve been busy preparing for our Batman party which was last weekend. To make up for…

Glue

Craft ideas for cards, parties and events
batmobile little tikes car makeover

Little Tikes Batman Car Makeover

There was a picture over on Pinterest that I pinned a long time ago in the hopes of one day doing the same thing and…

Superhero Party Invitations

After deciding on a party theme for a child’s birthday the first important step is to make invitations and send them out. After a…

homemade anniversary card

Handmade Anniversary Cards

I do love a homemade card and my family know that I really want one on special occassions. Here is a tutorial showing how…

Easter Planter Gift

Are you looking for a cute homemade Easter gift for a friend or teacher? This is a sweet idea that the kids could even…

Inspiration

Find out about the real me - a crafty mum blogger

The Craft Sessions 2014

Last weekend I returned to the Yarra Valley in Victoria for my second time and attended The Craft Sessions 2014. If you read about my…

Our New Alpacas

Meet some new members to our family! We always wanted to have some baby alpacas and seeing as we’re a bit more experienced in…

Guinea Pig Love

If you follow me on Instagram you’d know that a few weeks ago we got some new pets. We now have 3 guinea pigs…

Romantic Weekend in Queenstown

  My husband and I recently celebrated 10 wonderful years of marriage. We never had much of a honeymoon so he made sure we…