11 August, 2011
marykej commented on the project my birthday suit!
so cute! Love the stripe print with the flowery bit, very girly and stylish. well done!
19 July, 2011
marykej added the project Green Plush Monster
What to do with leftover green plush? Make monsters! See my blog for full description:
marykej added the project Handstitched Yoyo Clown
Cute and easy yoyo clown from the book Stitched Toys: 20 Stunning But Simple Designs.
See my blog for full description: http://mybusycraftlife.blogspot.com/2011/07/handstitched-yoyo-clown.html
30 December, 2010
marykej commented on the project Teacup Pincushion
Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments :) Indeed I did think about using brown felt but the blue looked so much more cheerful. All I need is to make one for myself now as this was a present…
marykej commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 Win a Sulky Thread Assortment!
I learned how to sew properly in high school where we had to make a bag. But I loved it so much I begged my mom to show me more which she did :) After that I kind of learned when and what I needed….
27 December, 2010
marykej added the project Teacup Pincushion
Saw a teacup pincushion on sale for like £27 which I thought was a bit much and whipped one up myself instead. The most difficult part was to find a nice teacup! I stuffed some felt with fiberfill …
marykej commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 26 Win a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming!
I sew for myself mainly but I also make small presents for friends and family.
8 June, 2010
22 May, 2010
marykej commented on the project Pincushion Galore
Thanx Davee09 :)
Tutorials for all three can be found on my blog www.mybusycraftlife.blogspot.com
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Thank you for the comments on my pincushions :) I do actually have a tutorial on my blog for them. I didnt want to post them here as they are technically not my ideas. But please visit m…
marykej added the project Mombi Dress
It took 4 months, and every spare second I had… sewing during lunch at work, after work, until all hours in the morning, in planes, hotels, and everywhere possible that wasnt home if being at hom…
marykej added the project Pincushion Galore
Having finished the Mombi dress (more on that later), I wanted to make something tiny that would take very long. Behold the pincushions!! One large cupcake with pink icing and a cherry, one tiny cu…
9 February, 2010
7 February, 2010
marykej commented on the project Knitting needle bag
I love this! Am making a simple roll-up bag for my sewing scissors but this looks so much better!!! Well done :)
marykej added the project Easy Fashion Gather Top
My first creation from a Burda Easy Fashion. The pattern pieces didnt have the same rules as the normal ones so this took me about two days instead ofa few hours, and needed much correcting. In the…
marykej commented on the project Patchwork circle Skirt
So cute! I would want this in adult size also :)
marykej commented on the project My new love Danielle...
This looks fantastic, well done! It looks so cute in this fabric, and also love the velvet ribbon detail. Keep up the good work!
marykej commented on the project Custom Cherry Trash Dress
So cute! I love the puffy skirt and the attention to detail :)
4 February, 2010
3 February, 2010
marykej commented on the project WEDDING GOWN-1
Very psychedelic, I love it!
marykej commented on the project I love Lucy
This is very cute, I love it! Especially the pockets are lovely as they’re hidden yet detailed. Veel plezier op de carnaval!
marykej commented on the project Jeans that fit!
These look amazing!!! Indeed it is horrible to find proper jeans that fit, but these seem perfect :)
marykej commented on the project Fishing set
Haha, the eyes the eyes! Very well made, but the eyes just crack me up :)
marykej commented on the project It's My Party
Very cute, I love the skirt :) I’m sure whoever wears this will feel very pretty.
marykej commented on the project Crayola Dress
So cute! I love the button detail :)
marykej commented on the project Comfy Burda Fleece Slippers
Thank you so much :) The slippers are very easy as long as you stick to the instructions. Fleece doesnt need hemming though having a sole would be highly recommended as they can be very slippery on…
marykej added the project Witchy Santa for SantaCon 2009
SantaCon has come and go, and this costume was created especially for it. Mainly leftovers of other self-made costumes, all was pimped a bit to match. Witchy Santa in the house!
marykej added the project Hermione Cloak
My niece desperately wanted to be Hermione at the local Carnaval festivities so auntie had to make something of course. Without any sort of measurements or sizes I managed to pull it off quite well…
marykej commented on the project Fantasy Pirate 2009
Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments! blush