Autumn Spiced Fudge…

It's getting colder, but still sunny -pretty darn perfect in my book as it's cardi weather without being sweaty, I can drink endless cups of tea and cover the old gnarly legs up. In fact the only sad bit for me about the end of summer is having to pack my sandals away...but I'm working … Continue reading Autumn Spiced Fudge…

Craft-it-Forward…

There's a lovely little movement on social media...one that's growing and that you might like to take part in; The Craft Swap.This month (via Instagram) I've been making for a lady in Derbyshire (not saying anymore than that, so there) along the theme of Alice in Wonderland. The idea is simple; one person decides to … Continue reading Craft-it-Forward…

Filo-Faxed…Filo-Fixed…

This is such a 1980's problem -a perfectly reasonable filofax malfunctions in the elastic strappy-thing department. No problem -time for a quick fix!You will need:-Sturdy velcro (15cm strip);-Two contrasting bits of fabric (one sturdy, one not);-Bondaweb;-Some ribbon (as long as diary around plus 15cm);-A chunky button;-A sewing machine & usual bits & bobs...How to...1. Measure … Continue reading Filo-Faxed…Filo-Fixed…

Crikey, my bloomers are a-flappin’ in the wind….(or, a crochet peg-bowl)

Yep, it might just be Spring. I've been making this for a while, but couldn't put it to good use due to the rain....for the last 6 months...It's a pretty simple make in terms of pattern -if you can crochet in flat circles (have a look at my placemat cover) you can do this one easy. … Continue reading Crikey, my bloomers are a-flappin’ in the wind….(or, a crochet peg-bowl)

It’s not all cooing and crochet…

Well, maybe a little bit...quite a lot...This week one of Sam's awesome key workers at nursery goes on maternity leave (boo!). She's brilliant and has him pegged to the extent that we're scared of her too...And she is used as a threat throughout the area when kids misbehave at meal times "we'll tell Kelly!" I'm … Continue reading It’s not all cooing and crochet…

Not helping me to see in the dark…

Probably shouldn't crochet by an energy saving light bulb really. Even if they are carrots, they sure aren't doing anything to help my eyesight! The last couple of weeks have all been about the making -I spend oodles of time on the interwebby stuff that sometimes I forget what it's like to get absorbed in … Continue reading Not helping me to see in the dark…