Monthly Archives: June 2014

Our Handmade Wedding : Our Jenga Guestbook!

Matt and I wanted an alternative guest book for our wedding. We love notebooks but thought that it might sit on a shelf unread. We also loved the idea of having a print that everyone could sign or add a … Continue reading

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Operation Tanktop!

I love it when people use craft in a really fun and positive way to promote awareness of important issues. The Feel Yourself Campaign have teamed up with Earth Wool & Fire to yarnbomb the tank outside the D-Day museum … Continue reading

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Fabric for hexagons

I popped to The Eternal Maker last weekend to drop off some samples for upcoming classes I’m teaching there. It’s impossible to resist looking at fabric in your favourite fabric shop and I came home with four new cottons to … Continue reading

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Cacti in Naples!

If you love cacti as much as me and are heading to Naples any time soon then I have a couple of places you should put on your to-visit list! Firstly there is the Orto Botanico di Napoli, a beautiful … Continue reading

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Knitted wrapping paper

I have some wonderful creative friends and this creativity extends to very thoughtful, beautifully wrapped presents! Claire continued the handmade theme of our wedding by knitting lovely stripy blue wrapping to conceal our present and even knitting a ribbon to … Continue reading

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Shiny new workshops!

I have booked in lots of new workshops at Make and my workshop listings page has been updated! These new classes include an exciting new event called Mystery Makes, a three part course of projects for people who love to … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Stamen Stripe Knitted Facecloth

Today’s post completes this mini series of knitted facecloth patterns. There are four designs in total, Dashed Stripe, Roman Stripe, Wavy Blocks and you will find the pattern for Stamen Stripe below. I’m sure I will be writing more facecloth … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Wavy Blocks Knitted Facecloth

Today’s post will show you how to knit my third facecloth pattern of the week, Wavy Blocks. I love knitting facecloths, they are a great way of learning a new pattern and trying it out over a small number of … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Roman Stripe Knitted Facecloth

All this week I am sharing my four knitted facecloth patterns. Yesterday I posted the pattern for the Dashed Stripe cloth and today it is the turn of the Roman Stripe! This stitch combination is simple and makes such a … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Dashed Stripe Knitted Facecloth

Last week I shared the presents that I stitched for the ladies in our bridal party. Our Mums and two sisters, who were the bridesmaids, loved their handmade wash bags, complete with make up rolls, hand cream and knitted facecloths. … Continue reading

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