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

Carousel, crochet, patterns, yarn

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

Craft, handmade

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