12 New Crafts, Craft

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

Carousel, crochet, Crochet toys

Violet the Unicorn – the pattern

  Unveiling the new soft toy design……….I’ve finally received the message I’d been waiting for.  A lady who’d been pattern testing for me me sent back her notes….. so finally I can share Violet the Unicorn with you all!  She is adorable, and measures a huge 50cm from hooves to horn!   So why Violet?… Read More Violet the Unicorn – the pattern

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Glass workshop

I went on this brilliant workshop a couple of weeks ago, designing, cutting and making glass pendants. I’m not really one for jewellery, but thought I’d make one for my mum (read a bit further on!). The workshop was held by Vivien Dent Glass. We had so much choice!  First we had to get to… Read More Glass workshop

Craft, kids, sewing

Superhero Day

I’m a bit late posting this, the actual day was back in November but hey……. For Children in Need this year our school had the theme of Superheros.  Mission for Mummy to make 2 costumes for 2 little people. Every superhero needs a cape, and this was accomplished with the help of Pinterest of course!… Read More Superhero Day