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Craft show...

On the weekend I went to the very busy craft, bead and quilt show at the Brisbane Convention Centre. I paid my $16 entry fee and walked into the fray... I really wasn't expecting there to be so many people there! It was crazy. So many stalls. So many different types of craft. So many women! It was difficult to get to see much as my time was limited - hubby having dropped me off and then headed off...

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I love op-shopping...

Yesterday I went to my local $2/craft shop because I ran out of red thread. I also found these cute buttons for $2 and these rolls of braid for, yep, $2 each and three rolls of ribbon for $2.50. There are three op-shops in walking distance and I scored the blue ric-rac for 0.20c, blue bias 0.20c, vintage "no darn" thread 0.30, 2 x funky green napkins for $1.40, a 0.50c tea towel (top right -...

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Meet Miss Molly...

I am really having fun making these softies and designing clothes for them! This is the second piggy softie I have made and she is going to live with a friends sister, who has just had a baby girl. Hope she likes Miss Molly. Indy traffic on the Gold Coast is a nightmare, I'm already over it and it hasn't even officially started yet. I am really looking forward to a few days off, there is so much...

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On My Desk...

On my desk... are half of a pair of little shoes I have been making from an old magazine pattern for a friends baby, but I have run out of bias binding to finish the other half of the pair!
I have also been making recycled fabric bags out of old pillow cases I found at the op-shops, I love the yellow and orange in the fabric! My beautiful mother gave me a huge box vintage buttons and a box of...

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In the begining...

My first post on my first craft blog!
I have been inspired by so many beautiful craft blogs and so many talented people and I wanted to share some of the things I have been making here too.
I thought I would start with an idea I found on http://www.daciaray.com/ and introduce myself with -
100 things...
My name is Christina.
If I were a softie I might look like this one I made. :)
I am an...

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