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Jumbo Knitting Is More Like An Extreme Sport!

Jumbo Knitting Is More Like An Extreme Sport!

I passionately believe that crafting is great for our overall wellbeing, but what I hadn't banked on was just how physical jumbo knitting is!  It felt more like a 60 minute workout than a creative crafting session!

  

I have previously experimented with arm knitting


"It's Like Christmas But Better!"

"It's Like Christmas But Better!"

I am really enjoying putting these boxes together for you and also loving the fantastic responses that I am getting from you all about the contents. One customer messaged me to say:

 “My box has just arrived - Wow!!!! I didn't hope for so much! It is like Christmas but better! Thank you!”

That message made my day and hopefully receiving your box of fun will make yours!

If you'd like to buy one, click here, and I can't wait to see what you're making with them. 


The Sunshine State

The Sunshine State

50 Shades of Colour

#2 Watercolour

What an exciting month February turned out to be!

I have been lucky enough to be able to spend that past two weeks working and travelling around the South East coast of Florida between Miami and Orlando, and it was a blast. Going anywhere different always gets my head going looking at new shapes, colours, textures.  You see things with a new perspective I always think. Whilst travelling I tried to record some of the amazing sights and colours that we encountered, all of which seemed to be heightened and accentuated by...


50 Shades Of Colour

50 Shades Of Colour

For those who read my last blog, you’ll know that I’m trying to learn to love the number 50 - trust me, the image of seeing that number of candles on my birthday cake still haunts me!  So I’m creating and sharing a piece of art every week this year, and giving myself two weeks off in case it gets too much!

So, here we go:

#1 – Landscape Art 

Last weekend I ran an artistic workshop at Lyme Park (http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lyme). It was to link with an art exhibition that they have organised,...


Learning To Love The Number 50!

Learning To Love The Number 50!

It's January (just), it's cold and it's my birthday!!!

Our joyous, family Christmas and fun, new year celebrations are now but a distant memory. Still, whereas many of my friends and colleagues seem to have fallen into a post- Xmas depression, I on the other hand am excited at the prospect of a new year and the new opportunities and challenges that it will bring.

Part of that enthusiasm is because I get an extra celebration this year, that sees me through the January blues, it was actually my 50th birthday(!)

 

‘No way!’ I hear...