Monday, 31 May 2010
Friday, 28 May 2010
Wednesday, 26 May 2010
Sadly I was a little ahead of myself yesterday and today was just toooooooooo cold for a swim but you never know, tomorrow might always be better
Tuesday, 25 May 2010
Sunday, 23 May 2010
There's a little problem with my giveaway, the winner had no email address and has not been in contact so I will give it a couple more days and then redraw from the list.
Friday, 21 May 2010
Thursday, 20 May 2010
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
dottie angel It is so whimsical and I am utterly envious of her thrift finds. There are many many more to look at and I thoroughly recommend going through all the comments to find new exciting things to read.
Tuesday, 18 May 2010
I have also had a little time to make and upload a few things onto my folksy shop, this sweet little pixie is on a little padded coin purse, although my daughter's mp3 player fits into it too
Sunday, 16 May 2010
It's a zip purse, about 7'' wide with patches of wild thyme flowers fabric on the front and back. I love all the wild thyme fabrics.
Saturday, 15 May 2010
flowers in our rather damp yard
Friday, 14 May 2010
Thursday, 13 May 2010
then accidents tend to happen. Such as the splinter Annis got deep in her finger last week. When she showed me it I realised that if I had had a pair of tweezers on me I could have helped. Instead she had to wait until she got home. So finally, after seventeen years I have made a pouch for injuries while adventuring
Wednesday, 12 May 2010
I have been sewing rabbits recently, making their skirts and ears out of worn out old clothes and left over scraps of fabric. I hand embroidered their faces and their arms and legs are made of string. But now I have a new challenge, a boy rabbit for my son. I think he will need to wear shorts, a bit more complicated than a skirt but I'm ready to have a go. I have just put these two rabbits onto my folksy shop.
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
These are my absolute favourite craft books, most especially 'bend the rules' which I am using now to teach my nine year old daughter to sew with. The projects are simple but still useful and the instructions are pretty fool proof (there are some errata on the 'bend the rules' flickr group.