quirkyapple

Big & little hand knits, wonderful patched cushions

Tipperary, Ireland · 20 Sales

quirkyapple

Big & little hand knits, wonderful patched cushions

Tipperary, Ireland 20 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   I hand knit big, small and teeny hats and beanies for every member of the family. Other hand knit winter warming accessories I make include ear-warmers, cowls and mittens.

I cut and sew quirky and bright patchwork cushions using wonderful cottons and funky embellishments.

Each item is individually made by me and is "Truly Handmade". As such each is a One of a Kind (OOAK), I may use the same pattern or colour scheme more than once but each will have a slight difference. All made with love put into each stitch in rural Tipperary, Ireland.
Follow my days at http://quirkyapple.blogspot.ie/

Thank you for supporting small handmade craft. I'm a proud member of the Etsy Ireland Team!
Search for other great things on Etsy using the tag 'etsyirelandteam'.

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Last updated on Feb 28, 2017

I hand knit big, small and teeny hats and beanies for every member of the family. Other hand knit winter warming accessories I make include ear-warmers, cowls and mittens.

I cut and sew quirky and bright patchwork cushions using wonderful cottons and funky embellishments.

Each item is individually made by me and is "Truly Handmade". As such each is a One of a Kind (OOAK), I may use the same pattern or colour scheme more than once but each will have a slight difference. All made with love put into each stitch in rural Tipperary, Ireland.
Follow my days at http://quirkyapple.blogspot.ie/

Thank you for supporting small handmade craft. I'm a proud member of the Etsy Ireland Team!
Search for other great things on Etsy using the tag 'etsyirelandteam'.

Tracy

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Tracy

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Pepper Foxx

Pepper Foxx on May 25, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Bought this for my mother for Mother's Day. She loved it! I want to buy more. Thank you so very much! It's lovely to have a piece of your homeland. Xoxo

Pepper Foxx

Pepper Foxx on May 25, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Love this item! Will purchase from again! Shipping was good. A pleasure to do business with! Communication was excellent.

Silverbird

Silverbird on Feb 12, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Darling! A gift for my daughter's birthday and she loves it!

Anonymous on Dec 14, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

Thanks for sending the buttons so promptly. Amazing luck that I spotted them on here quite by chance. Well, they are very sweet aren't they! Great to have my babies back after a decade and they're all baa-ing at me to get making buttons again! nYour other shop items look super too.

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About

I started to knit when I was about 4 years old, I was just copying my mother and two grandmothers. I must have been about 15 though before I actually finished a garment as I enjoyed the process of knitting and kept unraveling and re-knitting the yarn. The first item I made for myself was a pair of bright yellow finger-less mittens. Then I was knitting garments for brother, sisters, cousins,nieces, nephews and my own gang of little ones.
Sewing came to me much later, I had sore eyes and cramped hands from too much knitting and stopped completely for about 3 years. I missed being creative and "making stuff". I started to sew and soon bought a second hand machine.
Now knitting and sewing take up equal amount of time along with my vegetable garden and cooking. I seem to express love for people by making them something and get great pleasure out of hand made gifts.
Everything I make is something I would love to own myself. I make one of each item and if I like the colour combination or shape may make another similar item but no two will ever be alike. I buy my yarns and materials in small amounts and once it is gone...well it is gone and won' be repeated.

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Last updated on Nov 4, 2016
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Care instructions

Baby and adult beanie hats are made from 100% acrylic yarn (unless otherwise stated) and may be machine washed up to 40 degrees C. They dry very quickly, I do not recommend tumble drying.

Patchwork quilts and table mats may be machine washed at 40 degrees C and tumble dryed. Can be ironed.