My sister had drawn my attention to one item in particular in an edition of Making magaizine, it was a cute crochet cherry brooch, my crochet at the time wasn't great (see here, here and here) but as at present crochet is a complete mystery to my sister I thought I would have a bash at this as a gift for her birthday.
I was pleased that I could actually read the pattern for starters and was amazed at how quickly the item came together (I finished it in about an hour), not bad for a novice!
If you can't crochet then commission me to make one for you via my Etsy shop
Mine was even the same size as the one in the magazine!
I made a second one
Then I found a suitably mushy cherry-themed poem and bashed it out on a typewriter (remember those?!) and stuck it all onto a blank card
and used one of those old skool plastic label writers for the internal sentiment
and I was done, bar the predictable gift voucher.
Linking up with Handmade Thursday over on White Lily Green