Monthly Archives: August 2014
Friday night was the last official Southsea Night Market. Tom and I have had such an adventure organising these markets, chatting on BBC Radio Solent, meeting talented makers, being featured in The News three times, anticipating and then battling all kinds … Continue reading
Sometimes I make things that I just can’t bear to part with! This little mini monster below is one of those things. Made from one of my favourite colours, with her little flower button eye and a lovely fabric for … Continue reading
This simple tutorial will show you how to stiffen lace, without using chemicals or expensive products. The recipe uses just sugar and water, so you won’t need to buy lots of supplies. I love that the method uses natural ingredients … Continue reading
I have spent many happy hours in No. 4 Albert Road, stitching, knitting, eating cake, teaching workshops and making firm friends with other creative people. Now Make is on the move! They are heading to a new home just over … Continue reading
We were so lucky to get some wonderful handmade wedding presents. One of these gifts was a beautiful big granny stripe blanket made by Emma, my new sister-in-law. The colours are perfect and the wool is so soft!
I love working with felt and so it was my material of choice for my handmade wedding bouquet. I picked my three favourite shades of blue, grey and white wool felt and carefully cut out, rolled and assembled sixty rose buds. … Continue reading
A s a member of Southsea Greenhouse I will be teaching a free craft workshop at Victorious Festival this year. I will be in the kids area and we will be making bright and beautiful felt tinsel! There is no … Continue reading