12 New Crafts, Craft

Craft number 3 ……… Hand Spinning

Friday saw the turn of craft number 3 being attempted – hand spinning! Calligraphy and Macrame are both great fun, so I thought I’d try and give this a go. I’d seen these lovely stalls at the knitting and Stitching show, and Festiwool selling these super colourful plaits, but hadn’t ever really know what to… Read More Craft number 3 ……… Hand Spinning

Craft, kids

Rock Painting

It’s half term in the UK this week – and as predicted the weather has been horrible!  It’s cold, rainy, and still dark a lot of the time. Little people have needed to be amused, so yesterday saw us painting rocks.  I say us, they both started, got bored, so I carried on! Its not… Read More Rock Painting

12 New Crafts, Craft, handmade

Learning a new craft – Number 2 for 2018

I’ve been super busy and super secretive too…… learning Macrame! New skill number 2 – tick and it’s only January!  (Number one was calligraphy – read about it here) I know – very retro, but also very in too! It’s super addictive too when you get going, and pretty quick to get results. The downside… Read More Learning a new craft – Number 2 for 2018