Cat Elbow Patches

I bought a new jumper on Friday and it wasn’t till after I bought it I realised it had elbow patches (I saw chunky purple jumper and just had to have it!) Well you guys know me, I can’t help but add cats to things so I sewed a cat onto one of the elbows. …

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Buzzy Bee-Cat Bag

I was so happy with the purses that I made last week that I decided to work on a bag idea. This is one style I’m trying out, I’ve another idea too which is similar but more simple to sew. I think this one is a little deep (or narrow!) so back to the sewing …

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Arty’s Wine Box Cat Bed

I got a wine box for £5 last week for Arty. He loved it straight away but it was a bit deep as he likes to rest his chin on the side. With a bit of foam and a pillow case I’ve transformed it into something a lot more comfy and a better depth. I …

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Chair Makeover

You will have seen yesterday that the chair in my office is really boring. It’s the cheapest office chair Ikea do and is a very dull grey colour. I can’t really complain seeing as it was only £12.99. The back rest has two main pieces that are just pushed together so it’s easy to open …

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Crochet Cat Ears

When I redye my hair, my hairline always looks awful for a few days because my scalp is as pink as my hair. I thought I’d make a hairband to conceal it until the dye has washed out of my skin. Being me, I’m totally incapable of making something that isn’t cat related so I …

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Pencil Roll

The pencil-case I made a while ago is looking a little tatty and I felt like a change. I decided to make a roll instead of a pouch this time. I padded it with a layer of fleece fabric inside to protect my precious pencils. I found the fabric whilst browsing eBay. It’s great for …

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Catnip Fish

Even the kitties are getting handmade goodies this year. I used some scraps of felt to make the fish shapes and stuffed them with dried homegrown catnip. I used a simple blanket stitch around the edges. So simple, cheap and very popular with the cats. They all tried to help me make them. I made …

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Cat Ears Tutorial

I made these cat ears to wear whilst I’m working on my stall, the kids love them (which gets the parents and their money over to my stall :D) You’ll need fur fabric, felt, a hair band, glue and a needle and thread. Cut two triangles of fur fabric for each ear, about half an …

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Cat Hair Band Tutorial

You will need: Felt (two colours), paper, thread, a hair band and some glue. Create a cat head template with paper and then use it to cut out two pieces of felt. Cut two triangles out of the other colour felt for the tabby markings. Stitch the triangles on to one of the cat head …

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