Creating

Quick Update

I've dug out another UFO and finished it. Way back in 2012 Elsa and I went the the Quilt Championships at Sandown and she loved the quilts by Susan Briscoe. Having bought her Japanese Taupe Quilt Blocks book we started making up some of the blocks together. It was lovely working as a team. As… Continue reading Quick Update

Creating

Late May

This week I dug out and dusted off my overlocker! I bought it over 7 years ago to make a few baby dresses for Olivia. I think it scared the living daylights out of me and I reverted to the sewing machine! I think it's the speed and finality of it cutting the seam that… Continue reading Late May

Creating

Ugly Done

It's been a bit of a strange week. It's passed even faster than normal and I don't know why! We've pottered in the garden when we can but there is a really horrible east wind and it's not nice staying out there too long. Frosts have returned too so lots of covering up and bringing… Continue reading Ugly Done

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Just Keeping Busy

After finishing the Hygge I was left with quite a lot of the Catona yarn. It was in the Rainbow colourway so this morning I made our rainbow from the leftovers. There’s not too many people in the village and not many children at all but it’s our little bit of hope in the window… Continue reading Just Keeping Busy

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April Start

Hygge is now finished. As you can see, it’s just over 6ft long and 12 inches wide. I enjoyed making it and the cross stitch over the crochet is a nice effect. I’ve just to back it with something now, it’s supposed to be a shawl but I thought of a table runner from the… Continue reading April Start