This is one of the simplest ship designs we make, mostly for ornaments. We tend to sell a lot of these around the holidays – they’re fun, colourful, and easy to customize (we occasionally get commissions to replicate real boats).
This is an itty bitty bunny we made for one of Violet’s friends. Acrylic/wool blend fingering yarn, using the Spring Bunnies pattern by All About Ami. Fingers for scale!
Some of our most popular items at sales are ornaments. This particular one is a more complex ship example; we also do little racing sailboats.
Made recently for a friend’s birthday, from one of the Lalylala 4 Seasons pattern collections (Easter – Lamb Rufus). Loonie for scale!
This little ship and buoy are in a vintage aspirin bottle – hard to find these little bottles, but they’re so fun when we do!
A colourful junk in an old vinegar jug.
Here are a couple of more unique examples of ships in bottles we’ve made, one depicting an action scene, and the other using a more unusual container. The race scene (complete with teeny buoy!) is housed in a vintage bottle, and we’ve experimented with some colour in the sails for …
A couple of ladies in production!
Shawn made this ship in bottle for a silent auction to benefit OMS Montessori. Ikea came out with a lovely series of hand blown bottles which look beautiful with ships in them, and this is a great example. Hand carved, painted, and rigged, using mostly found materials.
Shawn finished up the brixham trawler earlier this week and delivered it to its new owner :) Here are a few shots of the completed project.