What do you think of my lucky find? I was rummaging in a charity shop looking for unusual and pretty buttons and found these. They were on a maxi length, 100% wool, red cardigan. If it had been bigger and fitted me, the whole thing would have been a find of glory but it didn’t. It had been hand knitted for an etch-o-sketch sized person, limbs as thin as baker’s twine and a waist to make a wasp jealous. On the very big plus-side, it was reduced from €5.00 to €2.50. The three buttons alone were worth that to me. They’re chunky measuring some 5 cm across and 4.5cm tall. And, there is another bonus. The cardi can be boil-washed to felt it down and then I can make a bag or some other little (or some pretty large ones, actually) doodats when the mood takes me! It’s all good and am grinning like the cat that got the cream….
About Me and the Tree
The Singing Tree is my blog of creative and crafty things like sewing, crochet, applique, recipes, paper crafting and some Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials as well.
You can buy some of my templates and designs, some are free. The rest are for pure inspiration and enjoyment.
I love animals, especially cats, and have two that enjoy a lovely life here with me and Mr Tree.
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