Triangles and trapizoids – March patchwork Challenge

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I finally got around to March’s patchwork challenge on Friday night. There’s something quite fantastic about deciding at 6pm that the evening is going to be purely about crafts, sod the world outside. So pouring a glass of wine, donning … Continue reading

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No fear jersey girl

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I’m getting a bit slack blogging some of my projects recently so I thought I’d better catch up. Last weekend I had no plans so I went along to Simply Solids course to make a jersey top. I’ve always loved the … Continue reading

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Follow your Arrow KAL

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I got so carried away with starting a new knitting project I totally forgot to post pictures of the Follow your Arrow KAL shawl I completed. Having added the extra clue to section 3, I spent a considerable time with … Continue reading

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March Patchwork Challenge – For all abilities

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Spring has sprung and the crocuses are finally poking their way out of the ground and creating a purple carpet on the dullest section of my drive to work. They really make me smile. I did not have the same … Continue reading

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Inspirations in Colour – Kaffe Fassett

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I took mum to a fascinating lecture last night at Huddersfield University, which was being held by Huddersfield Textile Society. It hadn’t been publicised that well, but that was just as well because the hall was packed out with women … Continue reading

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Sewing the right pattern for February’s patchwork

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Having managed to make a total disaster of my first attempt at the February patchwork challenge square – or rather the wrong square – I found time on Saturday to attempt the right pattern. I hate it when things beat … Continue reading

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Getting a bit cocky with a KAL

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When I’m not making a mess of sewing I’ve been just about keeping up with the Ysolda Teague Knit along – Follow your arrow 2.  But having looked at some of the lovely design that the other options were creating I … Continue reading

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