Katherine Chalkley

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This week has been all about the Edge for me and my Cosy Stripe blanket. I sampled a LOT of ideas before arriving at one that was pleasing to crochet …

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I have named this stitch "Raindrops" as I was told it looks like raindrops running down a window. Which I kind of think it does too. And as it …

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This cushion has been such a happy project to work on, a quick and spontaneous make which I used to test out my new Raindrops stitch pattern. I also …

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I am addicted to making blankets and I think much of the appeal lies in finding a pattern that delivers a huge amount of feel good throughout the …

Good Morning - with your coffee - Bars! Free Recipe

I have a major sweet tooth. Earlier today I was trying to think of something yummy to throw together for after dinner stack with my daughter (She …

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I've designed this Mandala Wheel as part of a big creative project that I am co-ordinating for Yarndale, the amazing yarn festival I help to …

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Today we are going to talk about crochet Mandalas, you know those pretty round things that inspire you to make them, even though you don't really …

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Not so long ago I shared my first ever chunky project, the Rainbow Raindrops cushion. That's it pictured above, looking all happy and chunkyish on my …

Crochet Mood Blanket 2014

I have been inspired to start a new blanket in 2014, a mood blanket. For me it will be a blanket that is made of granny squares, made of colours that …

knickers!

Anna Maria Horner posted her free Knick Knack Knickers pattern last week (pattern here on her Make page), and I couldn’t print out a copy fast …

Easy Fat Quarter Bag Tutorial

Today I am going to share a tutorial for a couple of versions of a quick and easy bag made from Fat Quarters as part of Elizabeth’s Christmas in July …

tiny bunting

a homemade birthday card that has a bit more mileage after the event…<p>I say mileage, maybe a couple of yards or thereabouts…<p>teeny tiny bunting (thanks …

♥ Liberty

<b>Strippy, Scrappy, Quilt-As-You-Go, Raw Edge, Heart Ornament Tutorial</b> <i><br>Phew. That’s a bit of a mouthful for a simple little tute!</i><p>I find it hard to part …

fabric berry basket: DIY tutorial - Noodlehead

I am in love with so many design blogs. I spotted Fellow Fellow making some paper versions of the classic strawberry basket, and I immediately wanted …

fabric tray tutorial - Noodlehead

[Just re-posting this here, I shared this as part of Skip to My Lou‘s Holiday Bake, Craft and Sew Along!]<p>This project is really fun because you can …

open wide zippered pouch: DIY tutorial - Noodlehead

Doesn’t it ever get annoying digging through a zippered pouch? I love being able to see what’s inside and what I’m searching for. I spotted this …

scoop top free pattern and tutorial

As a part of my guest blogging gig for Britex Fabrics, they recently sent some of their new knit fabric to try out! I was really excited to see that …

DIY Bath Paint

Shares 1K<p>Today I am very excited to share a guest post with you, Kylie from Octavia and Vicky. Be sure to visit her fabulous blog where you will find …

Busy Bag Ideas - and the Weekly Kids Co-Op - Octavia & Vicky

We were very lucky to be a part of Just for Daisy and Paint on the Ceiling’s most recent Busy Bag Swap. It was my first time as a ‘swapper’ and I …

Best Ever Chocolate Cake - Octavia & Vicky

If I could put my childhood in a cake, this would be it. My mum used to make it regularly – it’s moist, chocolatey without being too rich, keeps well …

4 Ingredients + 10 Minutes = Cookies! - Octavia & Vicky

Here’s a recipe from the vault! My mum used to make these cookies ALL the time. Except that growing up in Australia we called them biscuits. Just …

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I bought this yarn quite a while ago but hadn't had chance to work with it until recently. It is a lovely, soft yarn and I can highly recommend it. …