So, by the skin of my teeth, I have tried 12 new crafts in 12 months. weaving, spinning, lettering, jewellery making, you name it I tried it! Craft number 12, well it’s not really a new one for me, so I may well have cheated a little, but it is a craft I haven’t picked… Read More New craft number 12 – Cross Stitch
It’s nearly the end of the year, and I’m frantically running out of time to complete my 12 new crafts in 12 months. So, last week, I attended a brush stroke lettering workshop at The Makers’ Cabin with Gemma from @motherwild. This lady is superduper talented, and it was great to take 2 hours off… Read More New craft number 11 – Brush stroke lettering
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?