Monthly Archives: November 2014

My festive mantelpiece!

The mantelpiece is the centrepiece of my living room, I put all my favourite things on there and it is often the staging area for lots of my photos!  This year I am going to fill it with all my favourite decorations for Christmas … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Pine cone tree!

I love making Christmas decorations! This tutorial will show you how to make an adorable pine cone tree which is small enough to pop in any corner or on a windowsill to bring some extra festive cheer! They would also … Continue reading

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Enjoy a cosy homemade Christmas!

Today has been a really chilly day and my thoughts are turning to woolly jumpers and thick tights! If you would like to make some handmade presents that will keep your family and friends cosy this year, take a peek … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Woodblock printed Christmas cards

I have always wanted to try out woodblock printing, so I found myself a snowflake stamp and printed my Christmas cards! This tutorial will show you the materials I used and give you some ideas for your own printing experiments! … Continue reading

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Shiny new facecloth patterns!

I’ve been working hard on four new facecloth designs for you to knit! I have knitted lots of prototypes, spent hours counting stitches and I got to use some beautiful yarn from Lemonade Yarns! The designs are called Rib, Stripe, Weave … Continue reading

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A monogrammed pudding!

My lovely sister is starting to think of Christmas and asked me to stitch her a robin and a pudding with her and her husband’s initials embroidered on the back. We both have Christmas decorations which have been collected from all … Continue reading

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Forty Seven days to go!

I love Christmas and I’m very excited that there are only forty seven days to go! In preparation for Christmas crafting I have just delivered a big hamper of my Christmas kits to Make and felt tinsel kits have joined them … Continue reading

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Handmade presents are the best

Handmade presents are the best and we were incredibly lucky to get some handmade presents for our wedding. One of these was a brilliant typographical print from one of my best friends Jo, who I’ve know since I was twelve! … Continue reading

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