crochet

More DIY!

After last week’s DIY sock blockers (which worked superbly), I thought I’d give Mr C another ‘being married to a craftaholic’ test and asked him to make me a crochet blocking board. I showed him a photo of one and he disappeared into the shed to find tools and materials. He used exterior plywood again…… Continue reading More DIY!

Card making · Tutorials

Tutorial Tuesday-DIY Embossing Mask

Welcome to my second Tutorial Tuesday, this week’s is a papercrafting one. I subscribe to Papercraft Inspirations magazine, and this month the free gift was an embossing folder and heart shaped mask. I tried it out and was really impressed, but it also got me thinking. Since the mask is the thickness of a cutting…… Continue reading Tutorial Tuesday-DIY Embossing Mask

Craft · My other ramblings

Branching Out-Polymer Clay Crochet Hook Handles

You know when you see something on Pinterest and think ‘that’s a good idea’? Well, that was me a couple of weeks ago. I’d seen polymer clay crochet hook handles and mentioned it to a friend who very kindly gave me some of her polymer clay to play with. I had images of beautiful swirls…… Continue reading Branching Out-Polymer Clay Crochet Hook Handles

Craft

Branching Out #1 Furniture Renovation

Welcome to the first post in my new blog series, which will focus on my expanding crafty repertoire. (I know I only finished the last series two days ago, but I’m a tad excited about this!) There are so many crafts I’d love to explore, even if they are one-offs and never get repeated. There’s…… Continue reading Branching Out #1 Furniture Renovation

Allotment · crochet · Kids Craft · My other ramblings

Sunday Sevens #9

Welcome to my 9th Sunday Sevens, the brainchild of Natalie at Threads and Bobbins. This week has been another busy one, with a bit more harvesting from the allotment and a lot of odds and ends jobs! 1) Beetroot pickling has begun! I thinned out the row and ending up harvesting two thirds of it as…… Continue reading Sunday Sevens #9