The panda begins

The panda begins

Hong Kong is a mad mix of old and new, technology and tradition, childhood joy and fiercely competitive “tiger moms”. Once you get past the bright lights and dazzling pace of the city there’s a vintage heart of Hong Kong that I find fascinating....
Easter Bunny Pouch Tutorial

Easter Bunny Pouch Tutorial

This little Easter Bunny Pouch is the easiest DIY gift bag you’ll ever do! It’s just a single white sock cut, a couple of stitches for eyes and a mouth simply tied with a ribbon or thread at the top. You can fill the pouch with mini easter eggs, a larger...
Mushroom pin cushion tutorial

Mushroom pin cushion tutorial

You will need:  1 Womens size Sock (crew length) 7″ or 15cm square of Fabric (non-stretch) Toy Stuffing Handful of Poly Pellets, Rice or pebbles This PDF Pattern (print at 100%, no scaling) mushroom_pattern_pieces Directions: Cut the toe off the sock as shown in...
Happiness is a warm puppy

Happiness is a warm puppy

I read this in a vintage snoopy book once and I have to say I agree! Here are some the sock puppies I’ve been working on in the past couple of weeks.     “Happiness is a warm puppy” – Snoopy, circa 1973     The Woof Pattern,...