Saturday, 15 May 2010

If I could be half as talented as this designer...

I would be a happy camper. I actually did a little bit of work experience for this designer when I was at college and always kept an eye out to see how he is doing. I was as jealous and jealous could be at the stuff he was creating around me. Alas my career path hasnt taken me down a similar route.

His A/W10 collection is A-mazing! I wish I had thought of it lol Take a look at his work, its fabby!

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Monday, 3 May 2010

Today I shall mostly...

be failing to be a good mother. I would love to say that we have some fun filled day of creativity and play but alas no. It's my sons 1st birthday tomorrow and I shall be dragging my cherubs to argos to pick up his present. He better like it or he gets no cake! Teehee...

Sunday, 2 May 2010

T-Shirt Yarn Headbands

I'm back after a few days without batteries and I have some stuff to show you. I'll do that another time, fist I want to show you what I have been doing over the weekend.

A tutorial was posted on crafteroo a while ago and I decided to have a play, I made a couple necklaces and yesterday tried to make some simple sporty looking headbands.

The first two were knitted and I used the offcut from the t-shirt to make the flower. Everything bar the thread has been re-used from pre-loved items found in charity shops and car boot sales.

I tried using two different stitches and added an extra stich on the yellow one to stop the headband rolling up (see above). They are quite chunky but I personally like it that way.

With the left over yarn I made another two types of headband. One was plaited using the two colours and knotted to add detailing. The last one was made by wrapping around yarn and creating a little detailing by wrapping the yarn around the headband to hold it all together.

On the whole i'm quite happy with what I have made I just need to work on sizing up the headbands if i'm to consider selling some.