Mike the Monkey

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Let me introduce you to Mike and his friends. Mike was created on a sailing trip in Denmark last summer. It’s so lovely to crochet, sitting outside close to the water, that could only bring something beautiful. I got a lot of nice comments on Mike, so I wrote him out in to a pattern. […]

Ollie the Elephant – crochet pattern

Ollie is a small amigurumi that I made after I visited the zoo in Rotterdam (Olifant is the Dutch word for Elephant). Please read on to see how you can make your own! I used acrylic yarn, Stylecraft Special DK, and a 3mm crochet hook. But you can just use any of your favorite yarn. […]

Cupcakes without Milk, butter and eggs

Do you also have friend or family with a certain food allergy? I always found it difficult to bake something that they could eat just tasted really good, so everybody would enjoy it. Until now :) I found this recipe in a cupcake book by Martha Stewart. These chocolate cupcakes are without butter, milk or […]

New old sewing machine

Last week I visited the ‘Stoffenspektakel’ in Rijswijk (Holland). A big fair with a lot of all kinds of fabrics. We where mostly looking for fabrics because I recently fell in love with quilting! The idea to make a quilt came about mainly because I have received a ‘new’ sewing machine. I did have a […]

Easy Easter birds nest cupcakes

Looking for easy peasy cute Easter cupcakes? Here you’ll find a howto of birds nest cupcakes with chocolate eggs. These will fit perfectly on your Ester table and did I say that they are easy to make? ;) Howto for birds nest cupcakes What do you need? Cupcakes, chocolate butter cream, green colored butter cream […]