ease back in…

    There has been much pouring over plans of late, decisions to be made regarding door and window placement, ceiling heights and planning rules to comply with, not to mention trying to convey ideas to someone whose brain works differently to your own. However, I think we are finally on the home straight; bring on […]

sewing christmas lovely…

I have been teaching again recently – a general, make-anything class, and it was lovely to be back in touch with people who want to craft something meaningful for themselves.  There were a couple of skirts, a box cushion and some bags being made, to the steady hum of sewing machine and the odd curse, with just […]

just giving….

This week has been a hive of activity in our house, and for once, it was not just me.  The news from the Philippines, coupled with Children in Need here in the UK, prompted my children to hold a fundraising cake sale in our drive.  They took over the kitchen for 3 nights, baking, and […]

saturday sunday sharing

Whoops!  Where did that day go? My share today is the beautiful Purl Bee website.  Perhaps you have heard of them already as they are often featured in magazines or been lucky enough to visit in person.  They are physically a shop in Soho, New York, but luckily for those of us who don’t live in […]

saturday sharing

Today’s post is not really about stash busting, but I want to share with you, the prettiness that is the Moda Bake Shop.  What’s that, you say?  Baking? When you arrive there, it certainly takes a moment to adjust, especially if you are not familiar with the world and terminology of pre-cuts – fat quarter,  jelly […]

Under the frankincense tree

Copywriter by day, aspiring children's author by night. Part-time student, full-time mum. A publishing journey.

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stash busting patchwork and projects

Does my bum look 40 in this?

stash busting patchwork and projects