Sunday, 7 October 2012

Hearts and Other Warm Things

The pretty hearts are stuffed and decorated and all ready to go on the shop.  Pretty, eh?  I think they'd be perfect on a Christmas tree, but they're not so all-out Christmassy that they'd look over-the-top hung up somewhere all year round.  Just something bright and sparkly to pretty up the house!

I threaded fine white ribbon through the central line of this heart and left the ends elegant and long.  The original plan was to tie a bow at the base of the heart, but this looks so much better.  It would be a lovely gift for a wedding or for Valentine's Day or a birthday or...  I just love it!

Here's my Thistledown Scarf.  It's a long triangular shape, based on the idea of a shawl, but certainly not old-ladyish!  It's as light as thistledown and beautifully warm, with a toning sheeny, silky stripe.  Just right to keep your neck warm on chilly Autumn days.

And a Hoot Hat!  This is the largest of the three I made, and the other two are going off to Ever After, a new shop in Lincoln.  This one is adult-sized, because we're all kids at heart, yes?  Or is it just me?

Watching yoooooooooooou!  A lovely little spot of orange at the centre of the eye to match the beak.

Lined to keep the head warm.  Stretchy cotton jersey, hand-stitched to retain the stretch when wearing it.

All these will be going on my shop on Folksy here tomorrow morning, if everything goes according to plan.  *looks at ever-growing to-do list*

Off to watch Downton Abbey now!  I want to be Maggie Smith when I grow up.



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