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Tilly and Puffin dolls coming soon!

Tilly and Puffin dolls coming soon!

Work continues on the new doll patterns, with the samples of Puffin the cat and her outfit completed. My sewing room is getting crowded with dolls as I test the pattern templates and make up more samples while taking step by step photos for the instructions. I'm...

A new doll comes to life

A new doll comes to life

I’ve been working on Tilly, a doll pattern to accompany Tabitha Rabbit and have finished the sample doll and some clothes. The dolls in this range will have bodies the same size and shape so that they can share their wardrobe, and I plan to make some of the outfits...

Sea Pinks Time

Sea Pinks Time

Every day I walk up the steep path along the edge of the harbour and climb to the top of the headland overlooking Dingle Bay. The grassy banks and cliff edges are covered with rounded mounds of thrift or sea pinks, defying the wind and salt spray and clinging to the...

Spring Makeover for the Dogs!

Spring Makeover for the Dogs!

At this time of year I go through my product collection, updating and adding new designs, and this year I felt the dogs were looking a bit dark and dowdy, so I’ve given them all a spring makeover with new jackets and the addition of little felt bandanas! Mitzi the...

Sew Your Own Animal Dolls – Book Review

Sew Your Own Animal Dolls – Book Review

    I treated myself to this book for the Christmas break as a change from my usual knitting holiday! This is Louise Kelly’s second book, following on from “Sew Your Own Dolls”, and it features an exciting range of dressable animals with interchangeable...

My Sewing Space

My Sewing Space

I thought I’d show you my workspace, where all the puffins and other creations come to life.I move everything around now and then to make the space work better, and it’s always revitalising to have a “new” place to work. The latest revamp...

Puffin Patchwork has a new name!

Puffin Patchwork has a new name!

    Don’t worry, there hasn’t been a takeover or anything. It’s still just me in the roles of designer, maker, accountant and tea lady, working at home here in Dingle, with some tech help from my partner and some lovable hindrance from the cats. I thought it...