Thinking about Christmas …?

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I know – it’s unthinkable to be discussing Christmas in July. These sun has only just come out for heaven sake! Although if you are a knitter like me you’re probably half thinking about it by planning presents. If not, … Continue reading

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Elderflower Cordial

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The best bit about having Ted this week has been having a reason to go out twice a day for a walk. I love walking but by the time I get home from work its hard to find the will … Continue reading

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Green Old Maid’s Puzzle – Patchwork Challenge

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Despite the distraction of my friend’s dog Ted staying with me, I’ve found time this weekend to complete the patchwork challenge. Ted had a difficult night with the thunder and lightning on Friday night so we both needed a relaxing … Continue reading

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July patchwork challenge – Old Maid’s Puzzle

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Sorry for the delay in posting this, I’ve been playing in the sunshine with my new friend Ted who is staying over for the week. He’s a supercute Terrier but doesn’t like me sewing or knitting. Or doing anything that … Continue reading

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Perfecting fairisle knitting

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I’ve run out of yarn for my fairisle cardigan. So aside from the trauma of the countless needles I’ve broken knitting it so far, having longer arms and body than the size I was knitting and thus having to add … Continue reading

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Super tote bag

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You’ve heard the grumbles of me complaining about sewing. So it will come as no surprise that I didn’t finish my super tote bag in the workshop I did last Saturday, but then I never expected to sew a whole … Continue reading

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Joseph’s pink delight patchwork challenge

I finally got around to doing the June patchwork challenge. Having discovered the real delight is in ignoring patterns completely and doing the half square triangles by the cheat method, this wasn’t so bad to do. I’ve done this technique … Continue reading

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