In June last year I met a girl called Nicky on what can only be described as a Tinder for mums app (weirdly called Mush, not sure why!) and we instantly bonded. To say we have a lot in common is an understatement, we are bizarrely similar! Our main common interest is sewing. We both […]
You may have noticed that I never updated you on my sock knitting journey. Sadly life got in the way and after I started the workshop I completed a PhD application as well as starting a new business with my friend (more in that in another post!) plus many other general life (and toddler related!) […]
The second part of my Christmas makes had to wait till after Christmas as I didn’t want to spoil the surprise for the recipients. The first gift was for my husband, who has asked several times if I could crochet him a hat, but I’d never found the right pattern. By chance I came across […]
I mentioned in an earlier post that I went camping with the WI at the end of September. There were lots of different workshops to sign up for and one in particular caught my eye – decoupage. I’ve always wanted to give it a go but have been put off not knowing what glue, varnish […]
At the end of September I went away with my WI group on a camping weekend. We were joined by lots of other WIs from around Greater Manchester and did lots of lovely crafty stuff (I learnt how to Decupage which may feature in a Christmas blog post!). On the Saturday we went to a […]
I mentioned in my Handmade Monday post that Pen had received her swap parcel from me, well today I got mine! I was so excited and couldn’t wait to open it! Inside were 6 parcels, all beautifully wrapped in a rose print tissue paper.
I have been a bit quiet on the blogging front as I’ve been busily preparing for Christmas. I think I mentioned a while ago that I was planning on this year either making or buying handmade presents. It’s been harder than I thought but a lot more rewarding! So far I have made a few […]