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Thrifty Friday Crafting Tips

Hi all, I’m hoping that you are having a good week :)

Today I am going to share with you one of my favourite places to get craft supplies: Pound stores :) 204 more words

Card Making

Mini-Totoro Amigurumi

The more I make them, the more I fall in love with crocheted amigurumi plushies. Having spent most of the monstrous holiday season bouncing between kaiju movies, Buckaroo Banzai and Studio Ghibli, Totoro seemed like a logical next step. 195 more words

Craft Project

Crochet project craft

Just a few of my latest attempts…


Learning the Ripple

Now that I have begun crocheting again, I decided to learn more stitches. A colleague of mine is pregnant with her first child (a boy) so I decided to take the opportunity to make a baby blanket and learn a stitch I often admire on Instagram: the ripple stitch.  256 more words


"What a ball of energy!"

Forgot my yarn needle today, so I decided to work on Totoro’s eyes. Embroidering floss pupils oddly remind me of the soot sprites rather than the big man himself. 43 more words

Craft In Progress


This is another one of the gifts that I made for my children for Christmas  -this time for my daughters. Boot cuffs are the current fashion trend for dressing up tall boots and, as they are quick and easy to make, I made several pairs in different colors and styles. 127 more words

Up-cycled Gifts

"You have to laugh really loud to scare a spirit!"

Oh dear. Totoro looks quite spooky without pupils, doesn’t he? Hopefully he won’t be like this much longer.