fabulous friday follies – 2

This weeks friday follies… Songbead – Rebecca Anderson Rebecca has been playing with beads since her grandma gave her her bead box to play with when she was tiny, and comes from a long line of female creatives. Originally from Edinburgh, Rebecca now designs and crafts her jewellery in her…

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a little crochet arm candy

Spring is here and maybe, like mine, your accessories wardrobe could do with a little brightening up, a little colour injection to put a spring into your step. I saw a really good idea (well, I thought so!) in a German Magazine the other day and, after some tweaking by…

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make a flower corsage – a free pattern

Remember these? A couple of weeks ago I told you about my playing around with flowers. This is what I came up with for my idea of a corsage with a bit of a difference. I wanted the layout to evolve organically and all by itself, rather than planning it…

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a colourful life

dear diary, Last week I had the good fortune to be going to an event at Royal Ascot. This meant that I was staying in London and had some time to visit the Fashion and Textile Museum to see the Kaffe Fassett exhibition before it closes later this month. What a…

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the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square five

dear diary, I hope you are all on track working up your squares? Today I give you a sparkly number…first you crochet the square and then you jazz it all up with some blingy beading…   6ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: 12dc into ring, join with…

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