Monthly Archives: March 2014

Our Handmade Wedding : Power Tools!

A couple of weeks ago my parents visited us with a car full of power tools! My Dad was lending me his chop saw, so that I could accurately chop some wood. We are making as much as we can … Continue reading

Posted in Our Handmade Wedding | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Occupying the little ones!

I love playing board games with my family. If you have little ones and love playing noughts and crosses then my travel games would be perfect for you. The bag turns inside out to reveal the board. As well as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Liberty Hexagons

A lovely friend surprised me with a small piece of Liberty fabric. I recently taught her to stitch paper pieced patchwork and when she saw this fabric, she thought that it would look perfect in my heirloom quilt. I was … Continue reading

Posted in My Heirloom Quilt | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Spring Art Fair at the King Street Tavern!

I’m really excited to be selling my work at the Spring Art Fair, taking place on Saturday the 5th of April from noon onwards at the King Street Tavern! It is being organised by the ever so lovely Kendal James … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dinosaur is the word!

If you use the code DINOSAUR in my Etsy shop this March, you can get 10% off! This discount will be applied to everything, including elephants, mini monsters, travel games and of course, dinosaurs!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Handmade Wedding : The OH NO Rachio Plate!

For Christmas Matt commissioned a special plate to put under the tree for me to open! It was illustrated by the very talented and ever so lovely Rachel from OH NO Rachio, who makes the most gorgeous designs for notebooks, … Continue reading

Posted in Our Handmade Wedding | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Blooming Marvellous : A Knitted Garden!

I hopped on the ferry this morning and went to visit the Blooming Marvellous exhibition at the Gosport Gallery! I’ve seen quite a few knitted installations but this is by far the best. The work started in a gallery in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Spearmint wool

I absolutely love this wool and this colourway reminds me of spearmint polos! I bought lots of skeins in different colours at a wool sale because I loved the spotty effect and it is really soft too. They were an … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A new elephant

My elephants are normally made from super soft fleece but I recently found a lovely new grey towelling fabric, which is also very soft and reminded me so much of an elephant! I had to buy some to see how … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review : Handmade Home

This book is wonderful because it is filled with beautiful, practical things to make and also invites the reader into the home of the author. Handmade Home is written by Amanda Blake Soule and the focus of the book is … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments