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

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crochet, handmade, yarn

Circles everywhere

Hello,  haven’t been here for a while.  Computer technical issues, don’t get me started, but no internet, then folders on the iMac not working, then photos not finding my phone, have all put paid to me posting lately. I’ve been so busy crafting there has been no time to type, but that’ll be in another… Read More Circles everywhere

crochet, handmade, holidays, Travel, yarn

Mandalas

I’ve never really been a fan of Mandalas or doilies as us British people tend to call them until……… I started seeing these amazing mandalas all over the place on instagram.  I was going on another very long plane trip, and thought I’d have a go.  Now the problem with this is that you can’t… Read More Mandalas

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

Craft, handmade, 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