Spring cushion

A quick embroidery project for a lovely textured cushion.

The first cushion – start to finish

I have fallen in love with something that I’ve stopped doing years ago, when I started working full time. I can still remember my first embroidery project that I did with my mom when I was a teenager ;-).  And now many many years later, my kids are all grown up and I found myself…

One lonely little sheep

I’ve made myself a lovely minimalist pillow case so I had to make another one so my hubby can also have a ‘matching’ pillow case. This is what I came up with.  I hope he does not count the sheep to go to sleep…

Needle felting

One evening during create night at Make140 my wonderful husband bought my daughter a needle felting kit.  After that I just had to get myself one.  I got a cheap little kit at Hobby Craft and did it what I managed to make in a few hours.

Old crafts

It has been a very very long time since I’ve done embroidery.  I almost think I haven’t done that since I had kids, and both my kids are in their twenties now. There is this fantastic new place called MakeAt140 and on Wednesday evening they have a creative night where you can go and be creative,…

Intermediate Pottery

I’ve enjoyed the Beginners Pottery short course at Plymouth College of Art so much that I just had to go back and do the Intermediate Pottery class.  It is just so much fun! At the end of this I will have so many pots and I am not sure what to do with it all….

Sugar craft sheep

I had so much fun with these cupcakes.  I was given the ‘challenge’ to make some sheep cupcakes, so this was my first attempt.

Beginners Pottery

One thing I’ve always wanted to do was pottery. I’ve been keeping an eye open for pottery classes and towards the end of 2014 I spotted beginners Pot throwing classes at the Plymouth College of Art and I managed to snatch up a space. This pottery throwing course offered the opportunity to learn the basic skills…