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

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flowers

Pictures from the florist

So who wants to see what the very talented Sarah Maylin Flowers did with all those beautiful flowers we bought incredibly early on Thursday morning?  Its Monday morning now and I still feel a bit jet-lagged after our adventure, but I’m so glad I went! Then when you see these lovely pictures, it was definitely… Read More Pictures from the florist

blanket, C2C, crochet

A baby blanket

It’s day one of the summer holidays and as I sit down to type this post, my children are still fast asleep.  Its 9.25am, and the house is absolutely silent apart from the dishwasher and the washing machine.  Its raining of course.  This is England after all, pretty much guaranteed to rain as soon as… Read More A baby blanket

holidays, Travel

The Pig at Combe

I’ve been pretty quiet on here lately, life is busy busy busy! I’ve just come back from a great weekend away in Devon for a family surprise get together.  Staying here, The Pig at Combe,  Amazing English architecture, and the best kitchen garden I’ve ever seen! We booked this hotel months and months ago.  A… Read More The Pig at Combe

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