Friday, October 30, 2009


Was in a jewellery making mood this week and here is the result.

With Christmas coming up I can feel a few more sessions coming on. (esp as quite of lot of these are destined for my personal collection and others are customs).


Massive 20% off all stock sale.
This Saturday 31st October - 5pm to Midnight (AEST)
At Zanz

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Ewe Beaut Fibre Sampler

I received the October Ewe Beaut Fibre Sample box today. (For more information on this great Aussie sample box see or check out their group on Ravelry.)
This months theme was spring and there are some really gorgeous samples here.

If you are interested in seeing what I contributed see this post.

I can't wait to have a play with all these lovely samples.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Swarovski crystal buttons and pony tail holdersk

Here are some buttons I made up today. They are fabric covered with professionally applied Swarovski crystals.
This lot were all made as pairs and have been made into pony tail holders.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Glitter Butterfly shorties

These shorties will be available in my stocking tomorrow night.
They are very cute with a glittery shiny butterfly embellished on the back.

Motorbike Shorties

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Preview of yarns for Friday's stocking

Lots of lovely 8 and 10 ply cotton for summer knitting, lovely soft 8 and 10 ply Bendigo Woolen Mills Luxury, a couple of 22 micron merino tops and some Licorice Twist.

These will all be going live on Friday 16th at 8pm AEST.
For a better look visit my store where they are previewing.

There will also be some embellished shorties which I will preview tomorrow.

Monday, October 12, 2009

This weeks handspun - camel and lagoon

Finished off these two handspuns this week.

Firstly the most amazing fibre I've ever felt. It's 50% camel and 50% optim. This is the softest silkiest ever and a dream to spin. Will definitely have to get some more of this!
And 100g of merino in Lagoon colourway.

~~~Stocking - Friday 16th October~~~~

I'm stocking this Friday 16th October on my store Zanz on MiniCuteture

There will be loads of lovely cottons for your summer knitting projects in 8 and 10 ply (yes I have much awaited 10 ply cotton back in stock!!!), also a few really gorgeous Bendigo Wollen Mills Luxury lots and some supersoft 22 micron merino tops for the spinners or felters.
There will also be some super super cute embellished shorties.

I will be previewing during the week both instore and on here (just waiting for some more drying weather!)

Wednesday, October 7, 2009


Knitted up this calorimetry (sort of a cross between a hairband and a hat) using the Morocco natural dyed wool.


As the weather is improving I've been getting back into jewellery making and beading more.
Here are a couple of things I've made this week.
Necklace and green earrings are Swarovski crystal.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

All natural dyeing!

I've been working a bit with dyeing using natural ingredients.
Here are some of the results.
I'm really enjoying experimenting and not using any chemicals.

And a variegated:

Newborn cuteness!!! Dress for my niece

I became an aunty again on Thursday.
Here is the dress and booties I made for my new little niece.
They are so teeny and cute!!!

October long weekend sale

I am having a start of school holidays, long weekend sale.
All weekend finishing at midnight Monday (5th October) - 15% off ALL stock in store.
Yarn and fibre, bookmarks and jewellery.