Islay woollery

Just got back from a beautiful week in remote Islay (Inner Hebrides). It's well known for its bird communities which is why we went. Nah…

Quilting fabrics

I keep seeing all these lovely retro fabrics crop up on ebay in the American 'Fat Quarter' measurements so I decided to search them out…

Scarfery for the fella

Here's a little scarf I'm working on for Warner Jnr ... the pattern was inspired by a pattern from a sock book I picked up.…

Doodling

Just got a great book from Amazon called Doodle Stitching and it's inspired me to pick up thread and hoop again. There's something quite liberating…

Lost fabric design

I bought this scrap of fabric from ebay last year and loved it so much I was desperate for more. Unfortunately according to the seller…

UK Craft Activists

Okay I was wrong ... craftivism is alive and well in the UK too, in the form of the GlittyKnittyKitty girls! Their credo is "We,…

Oil Finery

The International Fiber Collective has issued a call to arms to knitters, crocheters and sew-ers (erm ... not the drainage type) to "come together from…

Craft 2.0

I knew there was a connection between web & craft! The New York Times recently published an article called 'Handmade 2.0' about the new-wave DIY…

Knitanarchy!

Oh blimey, got carried away and lost in interweb tangents when I should have been doing other things ... there's so much great new wave…

Christmas Slippers

Not a fan of the traditional slipper so I decided to make my own this year over the holidays, experimenting on a friend's late Christmas…

Lucid? Moi?

I haven't crocheted for some time ... it doesn't matter how many times I've heard that it's back in fashion, I think I still view…

Quiltability

Patchwork quilting is a craft I've never really attempted but I keep coming back to have another look at it to see if there's something…
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