Monthly Archives: May 2013

Present in the Post – May’s Winner!

A navy blue miniature monster made from wool felt with boat fabric on his tummy was the Present in the Post for May! It is one of my newest designs and these monsters are the perfect size to fit in … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Outdoor Spaces

I have been very busy in my garden over the last few months, planting seeds and trying to keep those pesky snails away! I love growing my own food and pottering around outdoors, so this month’s treasure hunting post features … Continue reading

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Alison Stewart – Text in Textiles

I discovered some interesting work at The Spring by Alison Stewart, who has stitched fabric onto maps to create multi layered images. I love looking at maps and Alison has added even more detail with fabric and intricate stitching. The … Continue reading

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A Handmade Hen Party

This afternoon I ran a crafty hen party at Like a Teatray in the Sky in Southsea. Some beautiful handmade decorations were made by Anna and her friends today, all ready for her wedding this August. After a full afternoon … Continue reading

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Retro floral hexagons

The inspiration for starting my heirloom quilt came from seeing my Mum’s beautiful hand stitched hexagonal quilt. When we were last admiring it I fell in love with one of the retro floral fabrics and my Mum said that I … Continue reading

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The Southsea Seaside Yarnscape!

In January I wrote a post about the amazing knitted installation that Knit Pompey was making, with the help of knitters and volunteers from across the globe. The Southsea Seaside Yarnscape is now finished and is hanging proudly in the … Continue reading

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Knitting a jumper

I’m knitting my very first baby jumper. It has a boat neck and is a lovely simple pattern to follow. I’ve chosen a really soft variegated wool which fades from white to blue. It is one of many patterns from … Continue reading

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Review : My Dremel Glue Gun

A couple of months ago when I wanted to buy a hot glue gun I couldn’t find any reviews from other creative people. So I thought to help out anyone else who is looking to buy a glue gun I … Continue reading

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A crafty hen party!

My wicker basket is full of felt and fabric, ready for a crafty Hen Party next week. The ladies are going to have full afternoon tea with endless pots of tea and a glass of bubbly and then I am … Continue reading

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Little Betty

It was my birthday on Saturday and wrapped up and waiting for me was Little Betty! She came in her original box and with a sweet wooden spool of cotton. Little Betty has joined my growing collection of miniature sewing … Continue reading

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