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I have been mad on crafting for as long as I can remember, making dolls clothes when I was little and knitting jumpers and tops and drawing as a young teenager. I love everything crafty which is why I dont finnish many things as I get side tracked by something else, this includes, crochet, knitting, felting, sewing, painting, drawing, cross stitch salt dough, nail art the list goes on. I see a colour I like or a shape and thats it I want to start on something new. I love it and the greatest feeling in the world is when someone else loves it too x

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Peace at Last


I'm on late shift today so having got the children to school and hubby off to work its just me the puppy the cat and the hamster. I have heaps of housework to do but I need to Finnish a commissioned bunny. So I've made a large mug of coffee and I'm all set. Its so nice to be crocheting again. The only problem is that I'm having so many ideas its hard to concentrate on one thing at a time lol.

Sunday, 28 March 2010

Lazy Sunday


Today I put a Philip the Bunny on Ebay. i also finnished Daisy. When I say finnish all she was missing was her hat. I started Daisy in April 08! Well you cant rush some things can you. She did originaly have a hat but it was lost in transit in November 08 when I held a stall at the Audley End Christmas craft fair.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Philip the bunny is here at last! I made his carrot during my lunch break at work and just made it up as I went. Im very pleased with it :0)

I decided he would be a sleepy bunny and made his eyelids a little bit bigger to look like his eyes are just closing.

And now its time to go to work:0( If only I could make bears and bunnies all day! Oh well I can crochet at lunch time.

Big bunnyhugs
Ali xx

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

early mornings and new Bunnies

I got up and an ungodly hour this morning to take hubby to the station. At first I thought of the extra hour I could have had asleep. But then I realised I could finnish my Bunny (as yet no name).

So I've fed the puppy and the cat. Made a large cup of coffee and away I go........

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Sunshine and Crochet

What a Beautiful day!! It seems like we have been in winter for ever but at last we have a day warm enough to sit outside

I'd love to say more but I want to get back out in the sunshine :0)

Big bearhugs
Ali xx

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Moving along nicely

Feeling very optomistic about my crafting today. Have had another 2 orders which is great. Im also finding my way around the world of Blogging and trying to tie things together like my Website www.wonderlandbears.co.uk, my face book account and here. Its great fun looking at all the bear sites but I have to be careful as my crafting time is very limited and I could spend hours on the computer instead of crocheting :0)

I've a long way to go but I've made a start with this blog site and Im hoping to make some new friends along the way.

Wish me luck

Big bearhugs

Alison xx

Friday, 19 March 2010

Decision Time

Today I need to decide if I should keep my website www.wonderlandbears.co.uk I've had it for 5 years but I'm not sure I can keep paying for it. So I'm going to research and see if I can sell my bears another way and maybe just beep this blog.

The internet and selling crafts has moved on so very fast the last few years. If anyone can give me some advise I'd be very very grateful.

Now off to the day job :0( but at least its Friday so I can crochet at the weekend.

Big bearhugs

Thursday, 18 March 2010

At Last A new Bear

At long last I have a new bear. Her name is Rosa and she is 2" tall. Made from punch thread Rosa is thread jointed which means she can move her head, arms and legs.

Rosa loves to hide amongst the Roses ( she loves the smell ).

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

A New Start for Wonderland Bears

I havent made any new bears for a while but with a new year comes new inspiration and new minature bears.

Big bearhugs x