Sunday, 31 October 2010

All things Dr Who

I have quite a few orders at he moment for Dr Who related items and I thought I would post images for some of them before they find new homes!!

These will be the last images I take before my  new super super light box with lights and tripod comes!!!!!!!   Roll on Tuesday!!!

Well here is my own little Alien Invasion

 Now off to make a bigger Matt Smith with a bowl of custard and fishfingers and to finish Rowan's Ballet bun!

Sunday, 24 October 2010

I am a very tired bunny

Well yesterday was a craft marathon, left the house at 8 am to go to Girvan for the S.I.S.G Ayrshire Hearing Support  (web site:  in Girvan, it was a great day, free flat parking, automatic door and a lift, so I managed to get all my stuff in in 3 goes!!!!!!

The venue was FAB, nice and light and airy, I was in the art room  which was flooded with natural light!!!!

Lots of the folk from Troon were there and I got a great necklace and bracelet from Alison ( have ordered a purple set  for December)

It was a good day, lots of people spending!!!! I tried selling the Triana and Ondas yarn and it went really well, so well have ordered more today!!!! Definitely going to make up packs with yarn , pattern and needles for sale !!

Then it was up to Troon for the Ladies night which was good fun , especially when I got handed a glass of wine when I had finished setting up the stall :)

There was lots of lovely things for sale, one nice stall was selling Jamie at Home stuff so have a wonderful round griddle pan on order as mine broke last month and have been looking for a new one for ages.

However getting home at 10 pm was not great!!!!! Was in bed by 10:10!!!!

So today is going to be a lazy day, well apart from the massive yarn order i have just done, have a dalek to finish and an adipose too.

Finally if anyone is looking for a good robust trolley for Craft events I can thoroughly recommend Ollies Trolleys they are fab, good price, folds flat and reasonable cost and NO I am not on commission!!!

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

New Toy

Well today's post is not craft related directly, but has craft connections.

Yesterday was my birthday 21 again....................... and I got a pogoplug from my mum
This is the techie blurb

The My.Pogoplug Service

Pogoplug is much more than a standalone consumer electronics device. Each Pogoplug comes with a free online service for remotely accessing and sharing your files through any web browser or mobile device.
To use, simply type in your email address and password. You will immediately see all of the files stored on your Pogoplug enabled devices. You may then share, stream, upload or download to and from your Pogoplug connected hard drives from anywhere in the world - no technical expertise or advanced networking knowledge required.
The service is compatible with Mac, Windows and Linux. A free desktop application for both Mac and PC enables you to view Pogoplug connected files as if they were on a local drive, and also actively copies content you designate from your computer to Pogoplug drives. Applications for Blackberry, iPad, iPhone and Android offer similar capabilities, freeing your mobile devices from the constraints of small flash drives.

Which means I can access my files on my external hard drive from anywhere and can also share my files with folk . So I can access my music and video files when on holiday , if my knitting pattern blows into the pool I can retrieve a copy of it ( yes that did happen last year)

So  lots of playing and sharing ahead!!! !!On a craft note, finally got round to writing up on kitchen notice board all the things I have on order!!!!! EEEEEKKKKKKKKK

Meeting Elin on Thursday to give her stuff for her Brownie Pack holiday this weekend , just need to find more google eyes to put onto 16 of the ghosts that I made!!
Then this weekend I am in Girvan and Troon , it will be a long day as Girvan set up time is 8:30am and Troon finishes at 9pm!!!! Me thinks chips for tea that night!

Off to search for those eyes or else it is Tesco for me now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Well saves me from the footie!!!!

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Brunstfield Craft market

I had a great day on Saturday at the first Bruntsfield Craft Market, it was a fantastic venue ( Eric Liddell Centre) and the customers came in a good number!  Hannah,the organiser, did a fabby job and her husband was great at pulling in the crowds!!!

Sales and chat were both good and the goods from the German bakers were out of this world!!!!

My Christmas Stocking and decorations went well and I collected Dalek orders for next month too!!!

I got my first batch of the Triana yarn and it is so nice to work with!!! Went a bit mad on Saturday when I got back and managed to find a supplier with yarn in stock so ordered even more!!!!!Hopefully it will come today, I now have 3 colours made up, will take some photos later!!!

Well off to get dressed and finish making 28 ghosts!!!!... that's a story for another day!!

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Metal spot light and eye don't mix!

Well today started badly and got worse,  my asthma was not great so could not go to Country Baskets with Elin( another time perhaps).

After being a good girl and resting I managed to burn my eyelid with the metal shade of the spot light, then knocked can of coke over sofa ( leather so ok, however snugly sleeping bag not!)

Back to crafting, well as I said before the wavey weave scarves sold really well so I placed another order, this time with Cucumber patch and when the yarn arrived yesterday they could only send a third of the order as the rest was out of stock, the manufacturer was taken by surprise at the level of sales so no more in the UK till end of the month. !!!

However on reading the  latest copy of a knitting magazine I found another stockist and ordered more today so hopefully they will be in stock and I can have a great range of colours to work with.

I also managed to order another exciting yarn Triana which is also a scarf yarn so have ordered some too, really looking forward to that coming

My next project is to make Ghosts for Elin's pack holiday, I have a cute pattern and plan to make then during this weekends Bruntsfield Craft Market in Edinburgh. So if you are in Morningside on Saturday 10-4 pop into the Eric Liddel Centre and say hi!!!!

Monday, 4 October 2010

First post of the month!

I can not believe it is October already!!

We all seemed to have a great day at the Ayrshire Arts and Craft Fair in Troon on Saturday, lots of good sales and chat. My wavey weave scarves went down very well, I also had lots of requests for the wool itself, so when I got home  I placed an order for more yarn and may make up kits for sale, providing I can get knitting needles at a decent price!!!

The nice thing about Troon is you get repeat business, I already have orders for next month for a Rasta Tea Cosy, Blue Fluffy Cushion, Scarf and waistcoat!!!

This weekend I am attending the first Bruntsfield Craft Market in Edinburgh , so fingers and toes crossed for a good day!It is being organised by Hand made Hannah.

Yesterday I finished the gloves for Alexis , they are soo cute even if I do say so myself!

 Right off to think about Harry Potter things!!!!!( New film out next month)