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…

My holiday cushion project

I’ve had some time off and during this time I could quickly complete another project.  I quite enjoyed doing this project as it is the first time with beads and although I had to stop for a day to drive to Totnes to go and get some more beads. I do think it came out…

Cookie The Cat

I am a beginner crocheter and this was my first pattern project.  I must admit, I really enjoyed it and I think my cats are very happy with the result!  Especially the catnip in the head of the cat.

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.

Crocheting Rose Granny Squares

I’ve taken up another hobby.  This time I am teaching myself to crochet.  It is taking a bit longer than I expected but I am really enjoying it.  I’ve decided to make a blanket from granny squares and as I haven’t done this before I had to try a few different types before I managed…

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…