My March Makes

It has been an eventful but positive fortnight!  March is my birthday month, and there’s been a little time off, but besides that I have had less time at the computer than usual.  Here’s a roundup of the creative and crafty things I’ve been doing this month. I began by trying to finish the back…

#WIDN Wednesday / Monochrome inspiration

A quick hello from me this week: the last several days have been busy/eventful, but I’ll have time for longer posts fairly soon, including the Thea Porter exhibition and my latest dressmaking challenge, my first coat! As you might’ve guessed, my enthusiasm for the Irene jumper hasn’t waned one bit.  Here’s the state of play…

Lacy Loveliness

Winter knits have taken on a cabled theme, and now that the days are getting longer my imagination is fired by lace.  My little red cardigan has been put to one side, and the pink one is still waiting for me to sew on the buttons and set in the sleeves.  Here she is, waiting…

December Knitting

It has been a busy few weeks!  The weather has made a decisive turn and I thought I’d update you on a couple of projects I’ve been knitting lately.  I have been so busy teaching workshops and planning things for next year – mainly exciting things! – that it has been difficult to find time…

The story of my crafty hands

A long overdue post!  I’m sorry it’s taken me a while to write again.  I have been gearing up for a busy fortnight of teaching and there have been some new prospects on the horizon, which is lovely and means that, work-wise, things are moving in the right direction :-).  But it does mean that…

Creative Inkwells

I’m back to personal knits again – in fact, making in general.  I have some sewing projects on the go and will share those in a few weeks; the pile is growing and I need to slot in some time at the sewing machine!  Luckily the knitting is under control – relatively speaking – and…