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
Now most people seem to like to go somewhere abroad for their honeymoon but my husband and I decided that Yorkshire was calling, so instead of spending our time on a sunny beach, we spent it eating scones in sunny Brontë country! We also spent a considerable amount of time in craft shops because that is… Continue reading Lots of lovely craft shops!
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…
One of the best things about being a crafter is that, if you can find time, you never have to buy anyone a present. You can just make it. However, sometimes your family and friends kindly inform you that they have no more wall space for pictures/hangings and definitely do not ever need another scarf/hat… Continue reading Beehive babes and mermaids