Two balls of wool

Knitting night number two and I’m into the second ball of wool. Exciting!!!!!!!!!!!!! Chunky needles and wool=quick knitting! Wuuu Head feels relaxed, brain feels lighter and overall less tense. Back is still in bits but I have a painful physio session to look forward to in the morning. Here is how much I’ve done this […]

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She told me to meditate so I started knitting

To start this short tale let me begin by stating – I am too young to wake up in the morning and complain about joint pains and… -I am also too young to be half crippled with a bad back. (i’m being melo-dramatic I’m not “crippled” as such-it’s just knotted and sore) So the bad […]

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No quilting this sunday

So no patchwork this weekend. Not that I didn’t want to but I needed to get around to finally re-covering the couch as the cheapo fleece blankets we had adorned it with initially now look just as shabby as the couch did! So I went about measuring and cutting around the cushions. The complexity of […]

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Block of the month pack 1

Ok so after all the hu ha with reading the wrong page earlier for the star block I have now cut all the pieces except for the mitre block and I have sewn all the star blocks in pack one Once I got into the star blocks it was quick enough. It’s difficult to suss […]

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Measure twice cut once

My first ever star block….So I repeated this mantra over and over in my head knowing that I only had the exact amount of material in my block of the month pack. I measured, measured and measured again. Spent AGES drawing straight lines and making sure I measure exactly 1/4″ where necessary. Looking three times […]

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Crafty Sunday

So I was looking back on my previous projects this year and it seems to me that I tend to make stuff on a sunday and I have just realised why…..because sunday tv is woeful! Ok so here goes the house is clean, well the living room anyway, and I am going to craft today […]

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Welcome Possums!

11pm on a Monday night and I sit here after a dinner of beans on toast…..oh the joys of living with a chef – long empty evenings. Maybe that’s what drove me to craft! It’s not that bad really, I cook proper food nearly every night but sometimes you can’t beat a quick meal – […]

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