Florence had a very good feeling

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Crochet bunting

Making ‘not too bad’ look better

I mentioned earlier in the year that I had to have a lot of work done in the garden last autumn, removing trees and hedges. This also meant that I had to have some fencing put up to replace the hedge. The fence is starting to grow on me, and it does look quite golden when the sun shines on it, it’s just that there’s a lot of it and unfortunately I have another side of the garden that’s yet to be done.  Continue reading

A Spicier Life CAL Part Two

A Spicier Life – part two

I’ve completed part two of the Spicier Life CAL that I started earlier this year. This section was made up of 18 rows and introduced Easter eggs, bobbles, puffs and spike stitches.

The pattern is full of clear instructions and photographs making it very easy to follow.

A Spicier Life Crochet CAL Part Two

I’m really enjoying making this. It’s nice to be able to pick it up and complete a row or two between other things that I’m making, rather than feeling overwhelmed by a big project to complete.

Spicier Life CAL – part one

Shaggy rag rug cushion

Shaggy rag rug cushion

I started this rag rug cushion a few years ago and, like so many of my projects, it ended up being put on the back burner. I was inspired to finish it after seeing rag rugging on prime time TV a few weeks ago on Make! Craft Britain, and also recently having completed a couple of small rag rug projectsContinue reading

Decorated notebooks

Pimped up notebooks

Last year, when I was having a declutter around the house, I kept coming across lots of notepads that my dad had picked up from various conferences when he was working. A little notebook is always handy to have, but these ones are a bit dull, so they’ve just sat in a pile not being used.  Continue reading