I am rather a fan of the Great British Sewing Bee, and have watched it since it first started, back in 2013. There have been a few sewing books produced in conjunction with the tv show, but I haven’t bought
Titles: Bag Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket BagInstructor: Kristin LinkUsual Price: FREE I can’t believe this pair of courses are totally free! Learn how to make four beautiful and very handy bags.
Title: Knits for Dolls by Nicky Epstein ISBN – 978-1-936096-54-1 Published by Nicky Epstein Boos Although I have been designing my own knitted dolls’ clothes for many years, I still love to buy beautiful books of dolls’ clothes pattern by
Symfonie wood double pointed sock needles set by Knit Pro This is a pack of 6 sets of double ended (double pointed) knitting needles, ideal for knitting socks or other fine yarn items. Each set includes 6 separate needles. Usually
Regular readers of the Tin Teddy Blog will know that I really like pens. Whilst I have many, many pens, of different types, brands and colours, amongst my favourites are my Tombow ABT Dual Brush markers. I use these
Hi, Happy New Year to you all. Again I must apologise for the lack of blog posts of late. Hopefully things will be back to normal in the Tin Teddy Blog in the very near future. I am currently working
Today I am going to review my Pentel Oil Pastels. I have been using this particular brand since 2015, and am thrilled with both the quality and the value for money. My current set is the largest they do, 50
Paper beads are so easy, cheap and fun to make. And this brilliant device makes it even better. This is the Great Gizmos Green Creativity Recycled Paper Beads kit. It costs around £11 and is available from Amazon (link at
When I was a teenager I was always sewing little creatures from felt and fur. Nowadays I don’t sew very often, but when I saw this beautiful book I was inspired to create a whole new family of little
I am rather a fan of Sachiyo Ishii’s adorable knitted toys. I have made many from patterns in knitting magazines, and am building up a little library of her lovely books. The latest I have bought is Mini Knitted Ocean.