Tag Archives: Bead

Fiddly knitting

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Mum hilariously suggested she was 39 this weekend. A Freudian slip or a desire for eternal youth? She’s a long way off that since I’m 32. Having been a rubbish daughter and failed to buy her something wonderful I took … Continue reading

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An afternoon of buttons

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I’ve had a very productive weekend of distractions from men and despite good nights out with the girls you can’t beat an afternoon making buttons with friends. Made from porcelain clay they have yet to be fired in the kiln, but … Continue reading

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Fascinated by fascinators!

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Finally picked up the glue gun to finish off the fascinator I’ve had half finished for about a month.   I’ve adapted it from a design in Mollie Makes (issue 27) to use what beads I already had lying around … Continue reading

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WIP – a neverending shawl

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I’ve now been knitting the Bitteroot shawl for just over 3 weeks and I am finally on the last chart. Having also one two of the leaf shapes with the beads (as on the pattern) I am thinking I might … Continue reading

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To work or to craft? that is the question…..

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I know I won’t be alone in thinking about the pile of half finished craft projects which could be done, if only work didn’t get in the way. But as my boyfriend, pointed out this weekend when I suggested I … Continue reading

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