My first attempts at lace-making using a contemporary red colour. It’s a very therapeutic craft for those who like detail, being meticulous and disciplined. I do think that like … Continue reading
First attempts at patchwork
I decided it was about time I did something about my growing stash of fabrics and did some patchwork. It was quite involved but enjoyable nevertheless. I’d recommend the nine … Continue reading
This lovely little flower would normally go unnoticed but set against a backdrop of snow it really looks rather stunning. Not content with capturing this charming little flower on greetings … Continue reading
Love is in the air
I love exploring, particularly off the beaten track. I stumbled upon this heart-shaped grass whilst walking, by a loch on the West Coast of Scotland. Love it! In fact I love … Continue reading
Scraps of fabric with matching ribbon were used to decorate mini egg boxes. The hand-painted egg-cup matches rather nicely, don’t you think?
Hang the bunting out; the sun has made an appearance! Red, white and blue, we all love you! Hand-knitted bunting trimmed with ribbon and buttons.
It’s all sewn up
An old jumbo cord bed-spread, cut into strips and then knitted. French knitting used to great 3-D effect. Hand-knitted patch-work blanket. A true labour of love!
Gingham is a favourite fabric. For me it evokes childhood memories of freshly washed and pressed curtains, keeping to straight lines in sewing classes and a general sense of order … Continue reading
Brighton Etsy Blog Hop
Hi! I’ve been nominated by some lovely person from the Brighton Etsy Team to answer some questions about what inspired me to open my Etsy shop, what my goals are … Continue reading
My Make do and Mend journey
My Make do and Mend journey What started out as a passing interest in the idea of making do and mending took on a life of it’s own over the … Continue reading