I’ve blinked and it’s suddenly November – where does the time go? Until yesterday, I had 3 new crafts left to try to get to my 12 in 12 months, but now thats 2, after I spent the morning silver smithing! Yep, I went and learnt how to make a ring. Firstly there’s the measuring…..… Read More New craft number 10 – Silver Smithing
Hello, So I finally finished my bag! Want to see it? Made just out of granny squares, it’s even been out for a few outings already too – you can read about the making process here! So the last time you saw it, it was waiting patiently for a delivery from the postman. Namely, the… Read More The Granny Pop Bag
Last night saw me trying new craft number 5. Now, you may or may not know, but I set up The Makers’ Cabin to teach crochet, and I do this a lot, but I also set up workshops for other arty and crafty people to come and teach too. Last night saw a first ever… Read More New craft number 5 – Screen Printing
Ok, So I will admit it, I’m getting a bit obsessed with glass Jewellery, and making it! I did this workshop in November (at The Makers’ Cabin), but I had to wait until after Christmas to share the pictures, as a few were given out at presents! I’ve been on a couple of great workshops… Read More Another Jewellery workshop
This is the year for new crafts – ideally 12, but we’ll see how I get on! You all know I can crochet, I still love crochet, I will always be crocheting, but sometimes you need to try something new too- as I think any crafter is an eternal crafter. Yep -I can’t be the… Read More A new craft – Calligraphy
Happy New Year to everyone! 2018 promises to be a great year, but it’s also a time for me to sit and think about which direction I’d like my blog to go, and me for that matter! I know I wrote a similar post this time last year, and I made the decision that all… Read More New year New focus?
I took a little time out from crochet this week to have a go at making a wreath. It was only November, but definitely time to get Festive and start thinking about all those presents I wish I’d bought already! So I went on a workshop with the very talented florist, Sarah Maylin Flowers. She’s… Read More Christmas Wreath Making
I’ve come to the conclusion I’m a bit too creative. I know – shocker! I’m sat here, deciding what I should write up and what I should be sharing – then I turned around and looked at my craft corner, which I have to say is completely overflowing! I have so many things that are… Read More Too Creative?
This is one of those posts I’ve been meaning to write for a long time. I thought that as the little people were finally back at school today – and I just about survived the 6 weeks it’d be a good use of my time. I thought it’d be quiet here today….. but no…… Read More Lino Print workshop
I’ve been so busy designing things lately its crazy to think that I’ve made. I finished my jumper, which was supposed to be a cardigan at its outset, it was frogged many many times!!!! I’ll hopefully write about that soon, I’m sat typing this post wearing it as the British Weather has been true to… Read More Crescent Moon Crochet Necklace