About meI'm Ali, an easily excited, quilt obsessed, cake baking, stealth crocheting, stitch addicted textile adventurer. I live in a leafy suburb of London, UK with my lovely husband Ollie, our constantly amazing three year old Sweet Pea, and our tiger-cat Louis. I'm a stay at home mummy and I can't get enough crafts into my day. When you work out how to squeeze a couple of extra hours in there, do let me know. Here's a slice of life from my kitchen table, which is where most of the important things get done...
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We’re going on our hols tomorrow, to South-East Norway. I CAN’T WAIT! I can’t remember the last time I was so excited about a holiday! The scenery looks soooo beautiful, and we are staying in a house called Champagne Castle! … Continue reading
The clouds around here were wispy, and fairly few and far between today. I like this shot though.
I was not at all inspired by this subject, nor did I have a lot of time for taking pics – see below and imagine the cleaning up…. Anyway, it was an opportunity to show you some detail of the … Continue reading
Wow, Sweet Pea had some fun with paint this morning. It started with hands in the bowl, progressed through handprints to body art, and eventually resulted in trauma as he realised he was a fetching shade of blue. All over. … Continue reading
I didn’t think about this at all, I just went into the garden, plonked myself down on the grass and took a snap without thinking where I was aiming. I took a few more, but the first, un-thought-out one was … Continue reading
A friend over on Natural Mamas posted this photography challenge - http://whitepeachphoto.com/2011/05/25/photography_challenge/ The first subject is A Self Portrait. Will be back with that later…
The bag is coming along nicely. I am waiting for some supplies, which I really hope will arrive tomorrow so that I can finish it off. I have made a couple of mistakes along the way, and oilcloth sure ain’t … Continue reading
Given the number of WiPs lying around the treehouse at the moment, why am I starting something entirely different?! Well, I need a new bag for my hols a week on Saturday, and I have an idea, and I’m dying … Continue reading
I have rather a lot of WiPs going on… maybe if I post them here it will motivate me to get some of them finished….? So, what is going on in the Treehouse – or languishing in a treehouse storage … Continue reading