I recently made this basket to give to my sister for her birthday. She’s got into crochet (after years of me trying to get her “hooked”) and has been making beautiful little baby blankets for friends. I thought a little project basket would be ideal and had in my head what I would make but … More One hour basket
This past week the weather in the UK has been quite bad due to snow and storms. Temperatures have been in the minus all week and on Friday we had a snow day off work/school because of the amber alert conditions (for ice and snow). To make the most of this bonus day off work … More Bicycle book sleeve
Last Saturday was my nephew Charlie’s 3rd birthday party. He is mad for dinosaurs and could tell a spinosaurus from a T-rex (I’d never heard of a spinosaurus before he told me showed me one). I remembered that I’d seen a tutorial to make a dinosaur soft toy last September over on the Green dragonfly … More Dinosaur cuddly toy
Here Sunday night is upon us again and I haven’t really done any craft this week. However yesterday I did take my Mum (who is keen patchworker/quilter) to a local fabric shop that she had no idea existed. Quilters Quest is a real treasure trove of everything patchwork related, the floors right up to the ceilings … More Patchwork and art.
Another week has gone by and another piece of craft has been completed. Today was my niece Leah’s dedication ceremony. We had a lovely day and it was great seeing all the family together again. I thought about what we could get her as a little present and so I decided on a handmade gift … More Sewing!
Hi everyone I hope you’re all enjoying your weekend. My eldest daughter Poppy is starting P1 (or Year 1 depending where you’re from) this week so today I did what every parent in the land must be doing and that’s attach name labels/tags to the school uniform. Since Poppy’s uniform is brand new I had … More Cath Kidston gym bag