Science Geek

Since discovering Haunted Design House’s Challenge Blog, I have been embracing my dark side and enjoying their offbeat themes. When I saw their latest theme ‘Working In The Lab, Late One Night’….I thought ‘wow, fantastic, great theme!’ and then my mojo promptly left the building…

Gothic Lace Choker

I was asked to make a choker for a teenage girl to wear this Halloween and this is the design that I came up with: The delicate tear-drop lace is stitched onto a purple velvet ribbon to give it some stability and allow a hint…

Stormy Weather

As the weather here has been so miserable for what seems like months, I spent a wet and windy evening making this quirky little fabric brooch. Using some unbleached cotton I cut out two cloud shapes and added little pearly buttons to one side before…

Tempus Fugit

  I have been a long-term fan of Steampunk style, and have slowly been collecting various bits and bobs in order to make a unique accessory for myself. Last week I found myself inspired to make a watch, so I sorted through my stash to…

Macrame Skull Bracelet

Well last Friday turned into a gardening day rather than a crafting day, so I had nothing to report (other than weed-free flower beds and a tidy lawn!) But the crafting bug got to me last night, so I decided to make a bracelet with…