Monday, 20 March 2017

Sally Shopper

This is a bit of a show off post really!! I knocked this bag up this evening in about 2½ hours; and that includes cutting out the pattern. It's called a 'Sally Shopper' and I bought it as a kit from Create & Craft a week ago (the Freeview TV Shopping Channel Craft show) from a company called 'The Owl and the Sewing Cat'. I liked it so much, I ordered the kit and it had arrived when I got home from work this evening - I even surprised myself when I decided to set about making it this evening.

It was quite easy to be fair, but all the same, I have been at work all day, so not bad eh! The little gold tag thing on the handle is my own addition and I shall make a little pretty something or other with beads and charms to hang on it when I have a bit more time - time really didn't allow for that as well tonight!!

Monday, 6 March 2017


Lemoni (only my second bunny) is so named after a character in the film ‘Captain Correlli’s Mandolin’ and for no other reason than I’ve always loved the name since I saw the film years ago; and as the viscose fabric is a rather pretty lemon colour, it seemed appropriate. Her inner ears and paw pads are genuine Liberty Tana Lawn fabric and she has pretty lemon and pink ribbons around her head.

Lemoni is 8 inches/ 20cms from top to toe and 6 inches /15cms sitting height. She is 5-way cotter jointed, with a wobble neck joint and filled with firm fibre filling and steel shot for a good bit of weight. She has black glass eyes and has been slightly aged around the edges with oil pastels to give a bit of a vintage look.

On her back you can see her fabric ‘Handmade at Bilberry Lane’ label and her unique antique style ‘BL’ pin.

Lemoni’s finishing touch if a lovely little strawberry made from a deep red wool fabric, with a bit of green for the leaves, plus leaf and flower charms, which has been pinned on her chest with a rusty style safety pin.

Lemoni can be purchased for £50, plus shipping and packing:

UK - £8 Special Delivery
Europe - £15, tracked and signed for
Worldwide - £20, tracked and signed

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