Monthly Archives: June 2015

An essential part of nap time!

I love making quilts and my latest creations were for my nephews. I had a lovely time picking out fabrics for their transport and animal themed blankets from The Eternal Maker! The animal themed patchwork included dinosaurs, animal tracks and … Continue reading

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My rag rug is complete!

At the end of 2011 I started a project that I’ve only just finished! I started a rag rug with a big red heart in the middle and I’ve been working on it ever since. This was my first attempt at … Continue reading

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Rostra Gallery, Bath

I grew up in Somerset and had visited Bath lots of times, but it wasn’t until my friends Michelle and Andy lived there a few years ago that I visited the Rostra Gallery. They used to live just a few … Continue reading

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A handmade star garland

I have some brilliant creative friends! My friend Michelle has recently taught herself to crochet and is making all sorts of lovely things. For my birthday she made me a star garland, which is now hanging pride of place across … Continue reading

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Little hands make : Fingerprint flowers

There are so many beautiful flowers out at the moment and you can make your very own everlasting blooms with a bit of help from your little ones! This DIY uses materials that you probably already have at home and … Continue reading

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Locating – an exhibition by the Quinary Textile Group

I’ve been working on my heirloom quilt today and it reminded me of an exhibition called Locating that I saw at Lansdown Hall & Gallery in Stroud. It was a collection of works by the Quinary Textile Group and my … Continue reading

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Birthday wool

My lovely friend Lucy bought me some gorgeous wool for my birthday. When I opened my beautifully wrapped parcel to find three balls of yarn in my favourite colours I immediately started to plan a new project! It’s lovely and fine … Continue reading

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Australian Homespun Magazine

The postman brought me a lovely parcel today, which had the latest copy of Australian Homespun magazine inside! The lovely Emma, who is the online editor for the magazine contacted me after seeing my daffodil brooch DIY, which I wrote … Continue reading

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Tea tip : Fussy cutting patchwork

This tea tip (learn something new and useful in the time it takes to make and drink your cup of tea!) will show you how to use fussy cutting to make your patchwork projects look so beautiful! This method of … Continue reading

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A night of colouring at Make & The Craft Kitchen

Last night I went to the first ever Grown-Up Colouring in Club at Make & The Craft Kitchen! I was really curious to try it out because I have been hearing a lot about the new craze in adult colouring … Continue reading

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