A Year Later….

This time last year I arrived in Australia with my life in a suitcase (and one box that i shipped a few weeks earlier). It was incredibly scary and exciting all at the same time. Exams finished and financials in order, I left for greener pastures/ employment opportunities. I was very lucky to be arriving to […]

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A Stitch In Time

Armed with my newly acquired chain stitching technique I decided to embroider a present for Chef Boy. I spent nearly an hour trying to get the iron-on transfer pencil I bought to work but to no avail…. I would pull away the baking paper after ironing the pattern to the t-shirt to find there was […]

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The most expensive brooch I will ever own

Soooooooo I went to the fantastic Daylesford on Sunday to the Thread Needle Craft day hosted by Melly & Me –Melanie Dekker, Ric Rac – Jodie Carleton, and Kirsten D Designs. It was a rather spffing drive out to Daylesford in my new car on a crisp sunny morning. I was very excited to get […]

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Cheater cheater pumpkin eater

Ooook so I happened to have another 5inch square of the fabric I was sent to use as my “homework” piece for the retreat in Daylesford tomorrow. I had bought it as part of a christmas pack I bought and never used last year (some over zealous fabric buying) So here is take two…. An […]

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You’re so lame – I bet you think this song is about you

Yes that’s right people my “homework” for daylesford tomorrow is LAME! A pin cushion….and a crap one at that! So disappointed – I hope the standard isnt too high!? This is the worst thing I have made this year. What will I do???

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Oh blogger where art thou?

Bad point: I haven’t blogged very often this week Good point: I have this overwhelming wave of creativity and the need to surround myself in pretty things. I have spent every day and evening for the past week indulging in looking at pictures and designs. Everything from the usual interior magazines I read, crafty blogs, […]

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Busy bee

I feel as though I have somewhat neglected my beautiful blog this weekend. But fear not my faithful readers- I have been busy crafting and adventuring!! Firstly: My Hooked Zpaghetti endeavour…. Well I must say that I was a bit over whelmed with it all when the parcel arrived. I was very unsure of what […]

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To brighten my day

A beautiful bunch of gorgeous flowers arrived at work for me this evening and I cant stop smiling! I heart chef boy

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Latest purchase

Well I can’t remember how I discovered this product earlier this week but I am very excited to try it out!! Whilst browsing the inter-web I happened upon Hoooked Zpagetti…. An Australia company that sells “a unique yarn made from offcuts of new fashion garments”. Basically it is like a spool of t-shirt material in […]

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Mid week wonderment

So my faithful readers I have decided on my hot water bottle cover. After much deliberation and discussion I think I know where I’m going with it. And here is a sneaky peak of what I found for it. I have to go and buy some felt and decide on what the main body of […]

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