So it's Monday once again and instead of being able to tell you about all the lovely things I have been making this weekend I have to confess that I have actually gone a whole week without crafting! Last week I had to travel with work and was away at a conference for the whole … Continue reading Weekend WIPs: A whole week without craft!
This month has just flown by - I've been really busy with work but still managed to find some time to spend on Pinterest! This month I've pinned some gorgeous things to my inspiration boards. You should go and check them all out but here is a quick round up of some of my favourites: … Continue reading Pinterest Roundup: June 2015
Craft doesn't have to be restricted to at home. Sometimes it can be fun to bring a bit of craft into your workspace...just to brighten up the day! I love to keep my workspace colourful. I do this by keeping postcards on the wall, having bright storage solutions and using coloured pens as often as … Continue reading Craft at the office
Earlier this week I had a very stressful time whilst knitting. Now, knitting is something that I usually find quite relaxing - but not this time. I was nearing the end of my ball of yarn and I wanted to squeeze as much out of it as possible. I was getting towards the end of … Continue reading Weekend WIPs – the end of the ball
Whilst having a mess around on Google I came across a tool called Google Trends. This allows you to look at the number of Google searches for particular keywords across the last 10 years. Obviously I decided to search for crafty words and typed in "knitting" and "crochet". There was the predictable yearly increase in … Continue reading The Rise and Rise of Crochet
I'm always being so serious. Mostly at work, but also with my crafting. Pretty much everything I make has to have a purpose or add to my wardrobe or be the perfect gift. I cant remeber the last time I made something just because. Well, until now! I was browsing through simply sewing magazine because … Continue reading Meet Mr. Dinosaur
So my weekend plans were cancelled due to the bad weather. Normally this would be a pain but not this weekend. My fabric order had arrived last week and so I couldn't wait to get started! I dont want to spoil the surprise as it is for my first monthly stitch post but I can … Continue reading Weekend WIPs: Unexpected crafting!
Its just over a week til Father's day and so all of the shops are filled with cards and gifts for Dad. I always like to make a card so I thought I would share with you some card making ideas that can be great fun to make! Spots! Make a template of whatever shape you … Continue reading Make a card for your Dad
So after making my Capri trousers I was a little annoyed about the lack of fit so I decided to investigate some potential fixes. I'm not sure if these trousers will be rescue-able but at least I will know for the next time I make the pattern. To recap: I used my waist and hip measurements … Continue reading Trouser Fitting Issues
Last week I knit whilst I was tired. Big mistake. When I picked my knitting up on Friday evening I noticed the most recent row on my shawl was all out of sync with the rest of the pattern. I decided it was time to learn to unknit. This was something I had tried before … Continue reading Weekend WIPs – Some unknitting