Welcome to my turn to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee with a Garden Party.
Fellow Stylecraft Blogstars are taking part in this event throughout May, where we share a pattern we designed for this special occasion. Our brief: use pastel colours and think ‘garden party’.
Well, for this Aussie, living so far away from the other Blogstars (Stylecraft is based in the UK for those that do not know) and never ever been to a garden party or really heard of one, it stumped me on what to make at first. Obviously (for those that know me), a mandala was my first idea, but I wanted to do something different and NOT obvious lol.
In the end, I came up with the idea of a mobile. And I’m so glad did. I really love how it turned out.
What’s brilliant about it is that is entirely adaptable to suit what you want. You can make as little or as many of each element as you like.
Throughout the month of May, 50% of the sales will go to the Leukaemia Foundation. So if you’re going to purchase it, please do so this month.
If you’d like to see what the Blogstars prior to me have made please click the following links:
Lucy – Attic24 (Tin Cosies)
Julia Marsh – Hand Knitted Things (Trellis Tea Cosy and bonus pattern)
Catherine Bligh – Catherine’s Crochet Corner (Coaster, Placemat and Jug Cover)
Posy of Dreams
I chose Stylecraft’s fairly new Bamboo Cotton to make this mobile from. The colours compliment each other beautifully.
The pattern comes with written instructions in both US and UK terms and round-by-round photos.
Click the button below to purchase the pattern:
Emma Varnam is the next Blogstar to reveal her pattern. Make sure you check out what she has to offer too.
Once all Blogstars have released their patterns, I will upload this post with all appropriate links.
In the meantime…
As promised I am sharing the rest of the Blogstars who took part in last month’s Garden Party.
However, I am going to share the links to their amazing works and a photo or two because they are amazing!
She made the cutest and most cheerful tin cosies out there!
Julia made a beautiful Tea Cosy and Bunting.
Catherine made a gorgeous 3-piece mandala set!
Feeling hungry but don’t want to put the calories on? Well Emma’s patterns are perfect for that!
Helen Kurtz from The Knitting Exploits of Josie
Helen made a crocheted and knit version of a Macaron Cushion.
They designed a fabulous table runner!
Janie designed the most delicate beaded bunting!
Helen designed an elegant coaster and placemat.
So there you have it! What beautiful and amazing designs.