Author Archives: Mummy

UFO: Retro Flowers

I’ve got several works in progress and am – yet again – trying to make progress on them. I’ve completed several projects in between, but when a project is for me there is no impetus to complete it by a … Continue reading

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Sparky’s World Map

I’m not usually keen on panel quilts, however when I was at the New Zealand Fabrics and Yarn shop while on holiday I bought a world map panel. As soon as I saw it, I new I wanted to do … Continue reading

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Rimu Beanie. Hmm.

While on holiday in New Zealand, I bought some BEAUTIFUL wool at Holland Road Yarn Company. It is Zealana Rimu. It is a deep blue with a smoke haze to it. I LOVE it. I started off doing a patterned … Continue reading

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Rainbow Zig Zag Knitted Blanket: FINISHED

With difficulties getting all the colours for this (and I wanted all the colours so that it would go with the quilt I made for the same baby), the baby coming EARLY, and a trip to New Zealand, I was … Continue reading

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3D Boxes Baby Quilt

I have had this nagging idea for over a year – maybe 2? – to make a quilt 1) using solid colours and 2) quilting it with the same colour – so on the traditional ‘top’ you don’t see the … Continue reading

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Knitted Doll

I’m part of a group who knits and crochets things for the local hospital’s NICU & PICU wards and Ronald McDonald House. One of the members is a young woman who just a year or two ago was in the … Continue reading

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Finished: Rainbow Monkeys and Seville

I completed two long-term WIPS, Rainbow Monkeys and Seville. Here’s Sparky with Rainbow Monkeysand Seville in the final stages of completion.

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Starting Rainbow Kite Flight II

When I made the rainbow Kite Flight blanket for a friend’s baby, another friend said that if she ever had a baby she would like a quilt like it. So. . .here is the start of Rainbow Kite Flight II. … Continue reading

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Viking Helmets!

A friend saw a knitted Viking helmut when she was in Melbourne. She and another friend were going on about how awesome it is. So, because I’m a loon, I made them some. Then when another friend saw the photos … Continue reading

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Knitted Puppets for Sparky’s Teacher

As I mentioned in another post, the Australian school year finishes just days before Christmas – much too stressful a time to organise teacher gifts. So I made gifts for Sparky’s teacher in the middle of the year. She had … Continue reading

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