Category Archives: craft

Sweet Pea’s first stitches

This definitely deserves a post all of its own. Sweet Pea’s first adventures with needle and thread. Ahhhhhhhh…

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A Countdown and a Catch-up

Christmas is coming, and the crafts are stepping up a gear… I’m currently working on Peacock Tutus for two of my nieces, and a friend’s daughter. These are utterly gorgeous. I can’t take credit for the idea, which is sheer … Continue reading

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Puffed up and deflated

Yesterday I had SUCH a good day. A real treat of a day. I did a quilting class with the wonderful Philippa Naylor, organised by my fabulous local quilting shop Creative Quilting. The class was on Trapunto, the art of … Continue reading

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Butterfly Rush

The next couple of weeks are going to be a crazy race against time to get my butterfly quilt finished. This quilt is to be given to Ollie’s uncle and aunt who will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on … Continue reading

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Where there’s a quilt shop in every town and the yarn shops have knitted drainpipes…

Norway. Just the most stunning landscapes. A country carpeted with pine trees. Countless islands peeping from the sparkling Skagerrak. Heather and granite. The freshest air, oxygenated by those thousands of trees. Sparkling shores and glittering skerries. A place for clambering … Continue reading

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Seagull Bag Ta-dah!

It’s finished! I’m very happy with it, I only wish I had matched up the seagulls on the pocket (thought about it beforehand and then forgot….). I really enjoyed making this, it has occupied a lot of headspace over the … Continue reading

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