Hello! Its been a while… First off I need to apologise for being MIA over the past few months. I just realised the last post I wrote was in August!! The shame!! So I just wanted to give you a heads up on what has been happening at Malinky HQ. My fourth mini fabric collection, … Continue reading Quilt Prints and Fabric.
Hey everyone! I promised I would write a post for how I went about adding an inside zip pocket to my clutch bags. So here it is! The pocket panel measures 7" across and adjust the depth depending on how deep you want your pocket. Cut two of these. Place one of the pocket panels … Continue reading How to sew an inside zip pocket
Hey everyone! I am guest posting over on Poppy and Poochie's blog today. Whoot! Head on over, read my story and find out how I grew my creativity. There is a link up with some super interesting blog posts by other amazing makers and Collette will be doing a giveaway. It's all good! All the details … Continue reading How to Grow your Creativity
So, where was I ? Oh yes, my marathon making session! It seems a long time ago now... As many of you know I am a printmaker at heart and jump at the chance to print on anything and mark make. Having got my hands on some lovely white canvas and impulse buying some variegated … Continue reading Cushions, Hexie Love and EPP
Phew! I got it finished on time. I don't know about you but I always forget how much the school summer holidays impact on work time. Anyway I managed to get Octopoda printed and ready on schedule. Whoot! I love creating these mini collections and chose Octopus for my inspiration this time. Well it made … Continue reading Octopoda: Fabric collection no.3
I got some play time in, hurrah! The kids went off to their Grans for a holiday which gave me much needed space to try out new techniques and processes. When the kids are away I will play! If you have been following me on Instagram you will have seen various random makes popping up … Continue reading Fabric and Crochet Baskets, Oh My!
Big knitting is all the rage now days. And with it comes the problem of where to store those oversized knitting needles required to knit with big wool. Have you ever tried to shove those oversized needles into a standard knitting needle case? Which has then gone on to unravel and open, splaying an array … Continue reading Real knitting problems : Where to store those huge knitting needles.