A few months ago I had a Facebook message from Angela of Lori Rose who wanted to use my ‘stitch-sharing’ stitch guides in her monthly creations club. I was delighted to have been asked – especially as I’m keen to help as many people get started on their own crochet journey. Continue reading
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The World of Millinery
Since I last posted I have become a little obsessed by the World of Millinery. It all started with a search for a hat to wear to my nieces wedding as the ones I truly loved were way over my budget.
For the last few weeks I have spent my evenings trying to learn as much as I can about this sculptural craft. I’ve emailed designers for start-up advice on what materials to buy as a beginner, researched “how-to-guides” on creating basic hats and watched countless clips on YouTube! Continue reading
A Washing Woolly Wonder
This is my washing basket, a plastic woven web of colour. Continue reading
Molly’s Backseat – making a backseat cover for my Fiat 500
Molly is my Fiat 500 and I’ve found myself becoming increasingly protective of her insides. My daughters love pootling around in her and to keep the back seats in ‘tip-top’ condition I’ve been making a patchwork backseat cover, (which can also double as a small picnic blanket).
The first step was to work out the size of the fabric panel – that’ll be 11 squares wide! Do you think this way of measuring could catch on?!? I must admit I did cheat a bit on the patchwork as I used 2 x Lily Ashury’s Gypsy Girl ‘charm packs‘.
The Making of my ‘Attic 24 Ripple’ Blanket
I have long admired the waves of Lucy’s Attic 24 Neat Ripple blanket and how the colours calmly snuggle together to make you feel all cosy. Continue reading