A big thank you to all of you who have supported me this year, have left lovely comments (I love reading them), purchased my patterns (watch out for many more), joined me in my ‘homely blanket quest’ (I hope you have loved it as much as I have) and generally made my inspirational journey more […]
dear diary, Sometimes we can all get stuck for some great colour combination inspiration, and sometimes we just don’t feel brave enough to explore and step out of our comfort zone. There are times when we simply need a little help, and here is where I go to get fresh colour ideas… …www.design-seeds.com […]
dear diary, It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… The festive preparations are well under way around here at Made with Loops, and I am loving every minute of it. To me there is nothing more exciting than Christmas time…getting all the decorations down from the loft… …and lovingly waking them from their long […]
dear diary, It’s the third Advent weekend and time for the second last square of the ‘homely blanket’ quest. Only one more square to go…almost impossible to believe I know, and then comes the dreaded sewing up. I thought we stay with the festive theme for this week’s square. I have called it “A Christmas […]
dear diary, A couple of weeks ago I discovered Instagram. After my daughter and various friends had been telling me how brilliant it is for a very long time I finally thought I had better check it out for myself. Now I am totally hooked (that is the non-crochet variety!)!!!!! I can’t stop taking photos, […]
dear diary, I only got back from a an unplanned and last minute trip to Germany very late last night and haven’t much to write just now. However, I took lots of wonderful Christmasy photos and thought, why not let them tell the story this time… I hope these put you into a festive mood a little.