Monday, 23 April 2012

Boom Boom Acka Lacka Lacka Boom

Good morning everyone!  I hope you had a good weekend.  I'm surprisingly cheerful for a Monday morning, probably because I'm being productive again.  Between working on the Buy Handmade British website and injuring my thumb I didn't get anything made last week so I got my knitting loom out over the weekend and made this cute little hot water bottle cover.  Hopefully I'll get a better balance between the website and my crafts this week.

Today's blog is about dinosaurs.  Have you figured out what the title refers to yet...?  I'll give you to the end of the blog.

Dinosaur Bag Sewing Kit by lovealittle
£7.64 (+ £1.91 p&p)
This is a simple stitching kit on a natural hessian background. The Dinosaur has been stencilled on using fabric paint and has stitched hems top and bottom enclosing firmly stitched twill tape handles. The side edges have been neatly overlocked using cream thread. The hessian measures approximately 19 ½”x 9 ¾” (25cm x 45cm) The finished bag will be approximately 8 ¾” (22cm) square. A variety of buttons, yarns and threads are included, all you need to add is a blunt tapestry needle and a little time and imagination.

Fleece Dinosaur Blanket by Locketz
£25 (+ £3 p&p)
Handmade child's light blue fleece blanket with an applique dinosaur in the corner made from green fleece and different coloured and patterned blue fabric.
Approximately 100 cm by 70 cm.

Dinosaur Cross Body Bag by ButterflybagsUK
£22.50 (+ £2.50 p&p)
This bag is upcycled from old clothes. The outside of the bag is a dark blue cotton mix. It is appliquéd with a funky purple, cotton, stegosaurus onto the flap of the bag and hand embroidered some grass for him to eat. The bag is fully lined with grey polycotton, also upcycled. The strap was handwoven on an incl loom and is 1.5cm wide. The bag is sealed with a magnetic popper and has a lanyard hook for securing keys. There is also an internal divider pocket which is sealed with strong Velcro and a small external pocket with a button closure. 

Green Dinosaur Wall Clock by tillyflop
£35.02 (+ £5.06 p&p)
Hand-stitched dinosaurs surround this brightly coloured clock face with hand-painted dinosaur footprints. Triceratops and T-Rex join our very own "Tilly-o-saurus" to create a fun clock with MONSTROUS appeal.
Approximate diameter (excluding dinosaurs) : 20cm
The clock simply requires an AA battery to work and has a very quiet "tick".

Huggable Stegosaurus T-Shirt by recyclastyle
£7.96 (+ free delivery)
Take this cute and cuddly Stegosaurus everywhere you go. It is wonderfully soft and lovely to hug.  Suitable for children between 3 and 4 years old. Height 98-104cm.  The fabric used for the Stegosaurus were made from left over fabrics then filled with 100% hollow-fill polyester. The t-shirt is machine washable at max 40 deg. and the soft toy can be easily plump to restore fluff.

Jurassica Linocut by DreamyPrintOriginals
£19.10 (+ £3.82 p&p)
This is an original linocut, small in scale, measuring 15 x 10cm and is a perfect gift for anyone! It depicts a prehistoric landscape, complete with a lively volcano, spilling out smoke, and a pterodactyl stretching it's huge wings across the magical scene.  The linocut is presented unframed and handsigned in pencil.

Dinosaur Heart Keepsake by redmb
£3.50 (+ £1.15 p&p)
This is a lovely new handmade keepsake which can be used in a variety of ways – gift tag, hang it on the wall or furniture, keepsake or simply as a gift.  Made from craftwood, this pretty filigree heart measures 7.2cm x 7.3cm.  The heart is green in colour with a darker coloured outer edge and embellished with a little glitter to give added sparkle. It is further embellished with a pretty wooden laser cut wooden dinosaur button which has been hand decorated.  The heart is finished off with a white double sided satin ribbon allowing for it to be hung up or attached to your gift.

Painted Dinosaur Clock by WithHugsandKisses
£22.92 (+ £2.87 p&p)
This beautiful clock is hand-painted and features a very friendly little dinosaur.  The clock is made from a high quality wood and contains a Quartz mechanism. The clock requires one AA batteries.  Clock measures approximately 23 cm / 9 inches 

Dinosaur Pencil Roll by GiftsByLittleMiss
£8.50 (+ £1.85 p&p)
Colouring pencil roll fits 16 pencils in and rolls up neatly to fit into Mummy's handbag to keep boredom away on trips out. When pencil roll is rolled it measures 10 inches (25cms) x 2 inches (2cms) and when fully unrolled measures 11 inches (28cms) x 10 inches (25cms).  16 Colouring Pencils included.  This pencil roll is made of Dinosaur print 100% cotton and has a grey grosgrain ribbon ready to tie, and it can be put in the washing machine.

Sunflower Bill the Tyrannosaurus Rex
£35 (+ £4 p&p)
Sunflower Bill is knitted from pure new British wool. His eyes, teeth and claws are made of 100% viscose felt. His nostrils are buttons. Sunflower Bill is filled with polyester stuffing, measures about 37cm tall, and comes in his own special drawstring bag.

And if you're still wondering what the title's about - it's the first line from "Walk The Dinosaur" by Was (Not Was).  Of course.

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