So I wanted to share with you my fun evening I had last Wednesday, although the previous couple of weeks leading up to it weren’t as fun, in fact they were pretty stressful. A friend and colleague of mine is responsible for booking guests for the Roche Valley branch of the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association (YCA). … More A Yorkshire Country Garden
You would think I would have learnt by now to start making my entries for craft shows several months in advance…well I haven’t! Yesterday was the Tockwith Show, a fantastic traditional agriculture show, with horse trials, dog shows, fur and feather competitions and crazy three year olds with inflatable hammers (yes, my little niece, I … More Another Craft Show, Another Late Night.
The lead up to the recent weekend has comprise of me making a Rockabilly skirt for my niece and turning this… into this. Why, you may ask, well it was all the lead up to my dad’s three quarters of a century birthday. My dad wanted to do something to celebrate his birthday this year, … More The Owl looked up to the stars above and sang to a small guitar…
So I have recently been on holiday in Switzerland, enjoying the numerous train journeys on railway lines only the Swiss could have built: rack rails that climb to 2500m above sea level, and spiral lines that wrap themselves around mountains. Don’t get me wrong I have seen some fantastic sights and have taken enough photos … More How to Kill Time on a Long Journey.
So after a few broken needles, several swearing sessions trying to get the needle to thread and numerous changes of empty spools, I finally finished my dress and I love it, I just need to find an excuse to wear as it turned out a lot dressier than I’d planned. If you like the style … More My New Favourite Dress.
You probably wondering why I haven’t blogged anymore dragon projects recently, well I have never been one to start just one project at a time: currently I am juggling three craft projects at once. I’ve been machine embroidering a dragon on a dress I’ve made; if the dragon looks familiar it’s because it is based … More For My Next Trick I’m Going to Juggle.
Well I promised you chocolate cake and here it is. It was touch and go whether I’d get chance to publish it tonight, as the weather is warm and it’s such a nice night to sit outside with friends and a few drinks, but I managed it (thank goodness for forward thinking!!!!). If you go … More Chocolate!!!!!!!