Tag Archives: Portsmouth

A great food day

Yesterday Matt and I spent the day in Southsea with little O, who is now 15 weeks old! We had a day filled with great food from the start, our trip started with a visit to the amazing Bread Addiction on … Continue reading

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My Friday visit to The Maker’s Merchant

On Friday I went to The Maker’s Merchant to add some new things to my shelf, including some elephants and also some miniature felt bunting. I enjoyed a very tasty lunch in Magpie’s Tea Room and spent a while wandering … Continue reading

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The Makers’ Merchant

Make & The Craft Kitchen has re branded and is now open again for business as The Makers’ Merchant and Magpie’s Cafe! The space has been reorganised and they now have shelves for creative makers to rent. I have set … Continue reading

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Printing taster at Make & The Craft Kitchen

Last night I went to a taster workshop at Make & The Craft Kitchen. We tried out all sorts of printing, on paper and fabric too! We arrived to a table set up with all kinds of lovely materials and we … 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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My square for the Trafalgar sail

I have finished stitching my square for the Community Trafalgar Sail project! I used the colours that remind me of the Victory and stitched an outline of Portsea island, with little clusters of stitches inside in seed stitch. Make is one … Continue reading

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The Community Trafalgar Sail Project

The National Museum of the Royal Navy, located in the historic dockyard in Portsmouth, have engaged the community in some great creative projects over the last few years. I blogged about a knitted seascape previously and now they are embarking on … Continue reading

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Make & The Craft Kitchen’s Christmas Party!

Last Thursday night I learnt three new skills, enjoyed fantastic food and mulled wine and spent time with some of my very favourite creative people at the Make & The Craft Kitchen’s Christmas party! When we arrived we were 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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Cosy crafting workshops!

It’s the perfect time of year to be planning craft projects to make your home lovely and cosy! Rugs rugs and patchwork quilts are the perfect projects to bring a bit of warmth and comfort and I am teaching two classes … Continue reading

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