Feeling all Emoji-onal 

At last crafting emojis have happened. You can buy them in the App Store for around £1.99 and there are emojis for sewing, crochet, knitting, craft themed words and phrases including “shut up I’m counting” . The smiley faces are balls of yarn including a ninja ball. My crafting friend and I have been messaging […]

Celebration table runner

Occasionally I like to get the sewing machine out. Every birthday as I hang my home made bunting I feel a disappointment as I look at the table and there is only a disposable birthday table cloth in whatever theme I’ve chosen for the party. So when I saw a load of Dorma white linen […]

Yarn Shop Day

   Today is officially Yarn Shop Day! I paid a visit to the hallowed place where I learned to. Rocket back in Sept 13, which also happened to be celebrating its second birthday. Happy birthday to the Textile Studio! Staff and customers celebrated with something sparkling, cake, and even better a discount on purchases. Needless […]

Seasonal Scents- Ironed Cotton Frocks

My late paternal grandmother and my own mother (thankfully still with us) were marvels with a needle and thread. If being good at gardening gives you a green thumb or green fingers, then they surely were gifted with “thimble fingers”! And I like to think that some of this knack has passed on to me, […]

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