2017 has been a much more settled, stable year than 2016 was. My job has continued to be pretty stress free, which has meant that I’ve had plenty of time to spend on all sorts of crafty activities! This year I have also discovered the wonderful crafting community on Instagram. It’s been great connecting with…Continue reading Looking back at 2017
This ta-dah post has been a long time coming. I actually finished the blanket almost two years ago(!) but there was a rather big blip in my blogging at that point, so I didn’t get round to doing a write up, or even taking photos, of my finished beauty. I had been inspired by Sandra…Continue reading Vintage Sampler Blanket Ta-dah!
Ever since I started thinking about the idea of running a WiP-Along I had a kind of vague idea about what I would work on too. You see, I have a WiP box in my craft room. It has been there for the last couple of years and even though it’s been moved around at…Continue reading Autumn WAL WiP List
So, you’ve decided to join in with the Autumn WiP-Along – hurrah! We’re so happy to have you on board! This is going to be a great month, full of loveliness and encouragements and finished projects. But before we get started, we need to start deciding what to work on. And that can be the…Continue reading WiP Tips
I’m so excited to be writing this post! Because of my excitement, I may waffle on even more than usual. If you lose track of what I’m on about, head to the end of the post where you’ll find the key points! I told you a couple of weeks ago about my August WiP Challenge. Before…Continue reading Welcome to the Autumn WiP-Along!
Does anyone else ever have so many different works in progress that some of them get sidelined? Maybe for weeks, months or even years at a time? Well that’s the state that I’ve found myself in. I love the excitement of starting something new, buying new yarn, picking out a great pattern… And I usually…Continue reading August WiP Challenge
Those of you who follow me on Instagram will have seen pictures of this blanket at various points over the last couple of months, although you may not recognise the name. I originally named it the hospital blanket because it was the ideal project for taking on visits to the hospital – one ball of…Continue reading Delightful Dahlia Baby Blanket
I don’t often bake because I’m trying (some days harder than others) to follow slimming world. If I bake, I eat most of what comes out of the oven in one sitting! Over Easter weekend I made cornflake nests with my friend’s kids (which doesn’t really count as baking, but definitely resulted in delicious treats).…Continue reading Easter biscuit inspired baked oats
Hi everyone, how are you all? Just wanted to stop by and let you know that my shop (that I’ve been procrastinating about carefully planning for ages) is finally open – hurrah! If you’d like to stop by, you can find it here. And when I figure out how, there will also be a permanent…Continue reading Etsy Shop: Open!
Why have one project on the go when you can be working on at least three (or four or five…)?! I’m loving these little hexies (pattern by Jacquie of Bunny Mummy). They’re super cute and so quick to make! I’m also experimenting with bigger hexies. I still haven’t made up my mind which version to go…Continue reading WiP Wed: 22nd March 2017