Chair Transformation

This chair was inherited from my Great Aunty Marjorie (I have had a lot of aunts who are great in every sense of the word). I really like the shape of it and have also found that it is very useful to have a small chair which is easy to move around the house when…

Fabric Heart Picture

This week was my parents’ 30th wedding anniversary.  We had a big family celebration last weekend; great weather and great food!  My contribution was my chocolate mudcake, made in a heart shaped tin. I also made this picture as a gift for my parents.  30 years is pearl, but similarly to when my grandparents had…

Introduction to Linoprinting

I picked up a flyer for the Ministry of Craft a few months ago and found myself quite tempted by a linoprinting course.  As you know, I am always excited to try a new craft, and since I have dabbled with most of the other courses they offered I thought it would be good to…

Border Print Skirt

Last week one of my best friends came to visit.  My poor husband had 4 days of not being able to get a word in edgeways! We had a lovely day on Thursday browsing round Manchester’s Northern Quarter and grabbing some lunch in Piccadilly Garden’s.  We also visited one of my favourite fabric and craft…

Flower Corsage

I’ve got several projects on the go at the moment, and I really should be getting on with finishing some of them.  But the trouble with blogging is it can be easy to get distracted seeing what everyone else is up to!  This flower corsage by Veldagia looked cool but easy and I thought I’d give…