Monthly Archives: June 2011

Tea & Cloth at Teatray

The monthly meeting of Tea & Cloth will take place this evening at Like a Teatray in the Sky on Osbourne Road. It is ‘Bring a Boy’ night so encourage the man in your life to accompany you to an … Continue reading

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Books books!

I love all kinds of books but as you can imagine I have a weakness for a certain type of book. Here are some really good ones that I would recommend. Weekend Sewing has beautiful photographs and is ring bound … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

  And the winners of my gingerbread man are….Erin and Kerry! They were kind enough to send me a photo of him in their house.

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Cup of craft anyone?

 

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The Southsea Cyanotypes & Afternoon Tea

I have just got back from a lovely weekend in Cheltenham and to everyone’s surprise I didn’t take any sewing with me. I am now suffering from withdrawal symptoms and plan to get stuck in asap! So today I thought … Continue reading

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Stegasaurus Rex and a Victorian Gentleman

I love making plush toys and picking fabrics and buttons to go together to create personalities. This week I have stitched a friendly little dinosaur from silk suiting and he has some buttons from Rosemary’s tin for eyes. I also … Continue reading

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A very big and cream wall continued, oh and a rug.

This week I have added some colour to my very big and cream wall with two new pictures. I chose red spots because they make me happy and added a cartoon I have had stashed away for some time. Our … Continue reading

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The Knit-a-thon at Aspex and other yarns

Aspex Gallery in Gunwharf Quays has some exciting events coming up. Firstly there is a carnival this Saturday… …and then there is the aforementioned knit-a-thon on the 23rd of July (which I am very excited to be taking part in!)… … Continue reading

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Rosemary’s Buttons

I was recently given a really thoughtful and wonderful gift. Whilst clearing out her mother’s flat, Angie, who is a close family friend, came across this marvellous tin of buttons and thought of me. I spent several hours looking through … Continue reading

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Like a Teatray in the sky

Like a Teatray in the sky is a really wonderful vintage tearooms and contemporary store on Osbourne Road in Southsea. They serve over 35 different types of tea as well as Italian coffee and even the occasional jug of Pimms. … Continue reading

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