Tag Archives: crochet

Stuff Wot I Made last year 2014 July to September

There shouldn’t be too much on this post as I was in Australia for 4 weeks…. My first of these gorgeous and fun dresses An outfit for Esme Top and bottom for Janina I finished off this little cardigan in … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, bags, bionic gear bag, crochet, fluff-n-stuff, grandchildren, handmade, knitting, sewing | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Keeping Busy and a winner!!

Barry left for Australia on Friday, another business trip….really miss my husband 😦 However, to keep myself busy whilst he’s away (2 weeks), I have filled my diary with exciting things to do, like visiting friend’s I’ve not seen for … Continue reading

Posted in bags, crochet, Friends, giveaway, mothers day, patchwork, quilting, sewing, walking | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Christmas Stocking Swap

I took part in a patchwork Christmas Stocking swap and was given a lovely partner from Norway We exchanged emails and then sent each other a package…they seemed to have arrived around the same time After I had sent mine, … Continue reading

Posted in christmas, crochet, memories, quilting, sewing, swap | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Sorbetto Blouse and a Machine Knit

Shortly after I put out an enquiry as to whether anyone would be interested in a Sewing Workshop, I had a couple of takers! Woohoo!! I was half scared and half delighted…still am haha! Between us we decided on making … Continue reading

Posted in knitting, sewing, workshop | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment


Well was that Christmas? We had a great time with my 2 daughters here. Ali came for a couple of nights with Jamie and darling little Esme. Sadly Esme was poorly with an ear infection but she still managed to … Continue reading

Posted in christmas, crochet, knitting | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

I am a published pattern writer!

View Full Album I am so excited….my baby dress pattern is in the latest issue of Inside Crochet Magazine. Issue 9.  I have been getting a good response from it so far.  One speedy crocheter has already almost finished hers, … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Lunch at Michaela’s

I have had such an eventful day. This morning Barry took me to the hospital to have my smelly old cast removed. Felt a bit of a fraud having it sliced off when I could have just pulled my arm … Continue reading

Posted in knitting | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Good day, bad day…..

I managed a few rows of this yesterday, I have to do exercises which are more painful than crocheting, you know, bringing my thumb and fingers together one by one. If I keep practicing throughout the day, by the end … Continue reading

Tagged , , | 5 Comments

It’s all about purses….

It all started with this little darling!  It’s called a Candy Stripe Crochet Purse by Kyoko and came in a pretty box as a complete kit although I think you can buy the frame and the pattern separately as well. … Continue reading

Posted in sewing | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Stash Bustin’ and UK Swap

I can now reveal the bag I made for my swap pal, RooknitsI think she likes her package as she has written a lovely post over on her blog….Ruth has a thing for Miffy, imagine my delight when I found … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , | 23 Comments