It's been a while since I've blogged! I've been 'creating plenty just a little 'blog-shy' - brace yourselves for some crafty makes!
My favourite one and one that I have been meaning to do for quite a while....
I have a teenage son, he's grunty, saves up his washing for me, gives me last minute 'requests for cash' and flowers on Mother's Day....anyway, he's had his cute moments!
Boys and patchwork are not your usual bedfellows and I've rediscovered patchwork since producing Country Crafts and found this to be a satisfying, rewarding and not too challenging project!
Old T-shirts! Remember when they were so tiny that they would fit on an ironing board? They wouldn't now!
I absolutely LOVED this one, our whole family are bonkers about music and I think I squeezed the Boy into this for many more years than I should have!
*weeps* he bought this one from H&M in Norwich with his own money - the first item of clothing chosen and purchased all on his very own!
This one was a gift from my beloved younger brother and his wife-to-be at their rather brilliant wedding!
We are doing a series of workshops making these quilts - there is no machine sewing involved, it's a very relaxing, hand-sewn project so if you fancy joining us on Saturday afternoons from March 14th through to May 5th let us know! Drop by HH HQ or email for details....
I've so enjoyed trying new things, the porcelain workshops at Rachel Dormer's studio do remain a firm favourite - I can't wait to go again - soon! I do so love these pinch bowls, both making and using...
...there has also been a renewed interest in breadmaking, spurred on by some of the more adventurous (competitive?) fellas on twitter I got out the yeast and turned out some fairly decent rolls - Jacqui is really good and makes her own bread all the time but I'm a little out of practise!
...real-life big vinyl plates of music has been fantastic, it just sounds better with crackles...! Next time I manage to get a blog-post together I will show you a very 'different' kind of use for a vinyl LP, that's 'long player' for all you youngsters!
And finally, there's always one of those! A heart, it's been Valentine's Day so what could be more appropriate....?
Makes a change from socks, they are strangely cuddly, squeezable and I can't stop making them! The most fun you can have with four needles!
I reall do hope that you have enjoyed seeing some of my creative efforts, Nic x