NOW PLAYING: June Tabor

Listening to a nice bit of soulful June Tabor from a little folky compilation I've put together while I'm finishing off my booket. Wind and…

Heron

Our lovely friends Ged & Wendy have just moved to an old rambling farmhouse in Devon, acquiring 2 kittens, a pig and a couple of…

Knit Me

Kat Hall has organised Knit Me, a collaborative knitting event in Trafalgar Square this Saturday 14th March - as each person turns up, they have…

Handmade Nation

Looking forward to the release of Handmade Nation, a film by Faythe Levine ("filmmaker, author, independent curator and creative director" - some people are so…

How To Make Common Things

Loving the latest addition to my vintage craft library ... How To Make Common Things (for Boys).  Written by J.A.Bower and published in 1902 by…

The Make Lounge

I know from my Sadler's Wells days that Islington's a bit of a craft mecca ... the Craft Council, Loop, the Contemporary Art & Design…

Letter crochet

There aren't many things that make me want to pick up a hooked needle, but this is one of them - what a cool way…

More cushionage

I made some cushions out of a floral vintage pelmet (finished off with some old, small pearl buttons), which 'Le Magasin', the stylish antique/coffee shop…