At the end of the week I usually just feel another week older and tireder. However, this week ended rather well. I had booked myself in for a massage to the relieve the pain caused by marking and whilst the start of the massage was excruciating and also crunchy, by the end I could actually… Continue reading In which Lovely Husband triumphs, marking is avoided and some crochet gets done.
The last few months seemed to have whizzed by: Mummy and I have been getting the Etsy business together and going to a few craft fairs to get the word out, which necessarily means we have been making quite a few things and trialling new patterns and somehow Christmas has come and gone and we… Continue reading Etsy opening and craft fairs
Since discovering the wondrous sparkly felt, I have wanted to stitch very little except mermaids. And then I remembered a half baked idea I had about doing a Rosie the Riveter brooch so I decided to put the glitter down, back away slowly, and concentrate on this for a while. The main hitch in Operation… Continue reading Feminists in felt
Just a short post today because I am bursting with ideas I can’t wait to get started on; most of them with a Rudolph theme! With our Etsy shop almost ready to go, my Mum and I have been signing up for some Christmas Craft Fairs which gives me a great excuse to start thinking… Continue reading Christmas preparations….
I always think that sounds a bit naughty. Apologies. This week I have been back to work so busy busy and I then worked on lesson preparation all weekend so did not get that much crafting done. Fortunately I have a project ready to share from the holidays (Ah, holidays. The nostalgia is setting in… Continue reading Back catalogue
A little while ago, some delightful friends had a delightful baby and named her after a witch in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series. Regular readers will remember that, an even littler while ago, I made a witch hat for said baby and, to continue with this theme, I have just finished a mobile. The baby is now really… Continue reading Discworld mobile
So I have spent the last couple of days completely absorbed in mermaid production (Please see this post for back story and purpose. I mean, if you want. You don’t have to.) I have made a few changes to my original pattern as I was worried that the neck/bottom of the face area looked a… Continue reading Hello! And welcome to today’s Mermaid Update…