New Needles

My dearest friend bought me these gorgeous bamboo needles and case by Cath Kidston for Christmas.  I've been promising myself for years that I'd start…

Credit Crochet

I'm adding to my vintage craft book collection and it's such a joy to go through the pages I thought I'd share some of them…

Lucas Jumper

Knitting this cute little jumper for Lucas at the moment on circular needles - it's taking its own sweet time as I'm using 3mm needles…

Retro kitschen

Seem to have developed a bit of a craze for retro kitchen fabric of late and, as ever, Ebay is supplying my need.  Not quite…

Coffee sack scarecrow

Saw this great Scarecrow Kit on Hen & Hammock and being a dedicated crafter thought I'd try one out for myself.  I bought 10 coffee…

Brighton Sock

Alright I know I said no more trying to be clever with the titles, but it made me laugh. Sock ... Rock? Oh forget it,…

Rural Gothic

Well things have been getting just a bit too twee down here in Tweeshire ... a year after moving from the big smoke and I've…

Kitschen Towel

The lady from Wickle came by into the shop the other day, all flowing and fragrant and threw away some comment like "I think functional…

Pop-up

Got rather intrigued with making pop-ups recently, so started off with some gentle experimentation on Lucas' 2nd birthday invites. The lion's there because he's a…

Dog

Stop stop I hear you cry, not another piece of embroidery gift frippery palmed off on a poor unwitting friend's child? (well I say friend…

Personalised Rocket Ship

Another birthday, another embroidered present. This time a framed rocket ship to the moon for a friend's little boy. Stitches are old outlining favourites, split…
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