So sorry I’ve been away for ages and sorrier still this break will continue. I still love craft but I am finding it harder and harder to write about. Contrast this with writing about cinema, which flows off the keyboard since I have been accepted to write for the very fabulous Lost in The Multiplex. […]Read More Au Revoir Mes Amis
Thanks to ruthless packing, the only toys that made it across the Channel were Sandy, the sand filled doll and a handful of cars. After a whinefilled day or two, the tots have proved contentedly resourceful, especially when making dolls and jigsaws from G’s castoffs. Inspired by Eve Arnold I show you the tiny hands responsible.Read More Small Handmade
Aside from the edible, this is the first thing I’ve made in months. I was “I need something (granola/toilet brush/solar panel), I’ll make it.” Now I am “I need something (bobble hat/saucepan/power drill), I’ll buy it.” I want to change back again. P’s suggestion for a cover for my new IPad (thanks G): “Take two socks, cut […]Read More Do You Stock This Bread Prebuttered?
P finger knitted a long cream scarf and then decorated it with different sized black buttons. An idea I’m definitely pinching. S has also been busy. A teeny blanket made from sport socks. Look how neat his stitches are. Even the backs. I’m scenting child labour sweatshop possibilities.Read More Mini Makers
I am gutted I can’t recall the lovely etsy seller that made these and sold them to my sister who gave them to me for S. But a search for “upcycled wool longies” will trawl a generous selection (argyle, fair isle, appliqué, stripes, cuffed)Read More Do you have these in a 34″?