Category Archives: Blog

Leopard’s Gaze – a finished object [Giveaway]

The last time I blogged about Leopard’s Gaze was over a year ago, in September 2016. There was a reason for this – and it’s not that I wasn’t working on it! The project was destined as a birthday present … Continue reading

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Losing my crafting mojo

In my previous blog post I talked about how for the last year I’ve found it hard to find my writing mojo. Today I’m going to chat about the loss of my crafting mojo. Or, not the loss of it, … Continue reading

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Something about finding inspiration

We live in a world where inspiration and information is literally at our fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It doesn’t matter if you’re on a beach, in the desert, even in the middle of the African … Continue reading

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Avon Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers

A couple of weeks ago I went to my first meeting with the Avon Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers. This is something I’ve been meaning to do since moving to Bristol. It only took a year! I put all … Continue reading

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Exploring | Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show

I spent my weekend exploring the Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show. I’ve already shared everything Bloggers Workshop in my first post on this topic here. You can also see my haul on YouTube here! Now it’s time to show you … Continue reading

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Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Workshop

This weekend I was invited to a Bloggers workshop at the second summer Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show was held at the NEC in Birmingham. For those who haven’t heard of the venue, it’s the National Exhibition Centre and one … Continue reading

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Fuss Free Festival Shawl by Louise Tilbrook

I have a finished object – a Fuss Free Festival Shawl! I’ll wait while you all pick your jaws off the floor…it’s been a really long time! In my defence, I actually have finished a few more projects in recent … Continue reading

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Wonderwool Wales Part Two – a major purchase

I had a hidden agenda while we were at Wonderwool Wales this year, and it ended with a major purchase. For years I’ve been lusting after a more portable spinning wheel than my Ashford Traditional. Every year I try out … Continue reading

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Walking through a Woolly Wonderwool

Last weekend I visited Wonderwool Wales with two of my favourite people. Although John didn’t actually come in to the show with me, he provided valuable moral support from the cafes of Builth Wells, in the form of encouragement and … Continue reading

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Pisa Socks – A (finally) finished object!

Today we are talking about….Pisa and socks! I have a huge blog post about my adventures at Wonderwool Wales to go up, but I’m keeping that to myself for now. Have you ever discovered that by making something public, it … Continue reading

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