Monthly Archives: June 2012

Make their day

I have had so many lovely comments about the medals that I made for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day that I decided to design a set for my Etsy shop. I have chosen five different messages for this set, which … Continue reading

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Book Review : Everything Oz

I have been lucky enough to read and review an advance copy of Everything Oz – the second book from artistic duo Christine Leech and Hannah Read-Baldrey, also the authors of Everything Alice. This is a very stylish book that … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Toadstools

Toadstools are happy, summery and red – just like the raspberries and wild strawberries that are growing furiously in my garden! Here is a selection of some super lovely things for this month’s treasure hunting post. Toadstool hand screen printed … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – June’s Winner!

The present in the post this month was a medal, which I made from felt and a sweet little piece of lace. It has a brooch on the back so that you can pin it onto your favourite cardigan. The … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Patchwork Quilt : Part One

I love making quilts. They are really special things to make and have so many hours stitched into them. This is the first tutorial of three which will show you how to make one of your very own. This tutorial … Continue reading

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Off to Chichester

I am really looking forward to having a stall at a fair at Chichester High School for Boys on Saturday the 7th of July. Its always exciting to go to a new fair and meet a whole new group of … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day!

I made a medal for my Dad for Fathers Day like the one that I made for my Mum for Mothers Day. He is definitely my hero. Happy Fathers Day!

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My giant knitted rug

This time last month I wrote a post about my amazing discovery whilst on holiday…the Sheep Shed in Ludlow, where I bought a pair of gigantic knitting needles! I shredded some jersey fabric and got to work. I have to … Continue reading

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My heirloom quilt – the second panel

This is my ultimate work in progress – a hand stitched hexagonal patchwork quilt which will one day be large enough to cover a double bed. I am using all my favourite fabrics and am always on the look out … Continue reading

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Pinwheels and Cake!

Afternoon tea with homemade lemonade, a big selection of felt and buttons and some lovely ladies were all the ingredients that made the Summer Tea Party yesterday a great afternoon! After the tea had been eaten, we set about making … Continue reading

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