baby

Bunt-o-rama!

Image Details: ‘bunting’ by mrjamie, via Flickr. Bunting was originally a type of fabric, used since the 17th Century, used to make, amongst other things, signal flags for the Royal Navy. The term ‘bunting’ is also used to refer to a collection of flags, particularly those of a ship. In the last couple of years,…

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Dancing feet

Image Details: ‘baby feet’ by Amy the Nurse, via Flickr I thought I would share one of the latest mini-projects completed Chez Shinybees, now that the intended recipient will have indeed received his gift. I was inspired to make these after receiving a beautiful handknitted cardigan and bootie set from Baby G’s Mum when the…

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Mobile me…

Image Details: “{11} The view from the cot”, by scribbletaylor, via Flickr Now you may be as surprised as me to discover that it is really hard to find anything on Google to tell me the origin of the baby mobile. I can buy swathes of horrid plastic mobiles in varying price ranges from seemingly…

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Babybee

Image Details: ‘Baby girl album’ by jerseygal2009, via Flickr. Things have been a little quiet on the crafting front at Shinybees HQ for the past couple of weeks since a special delivery on 28th March, when the Babybee came crashing into the world. Whilst she is a good model for my booties, I simply haven’t…

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