the week in pictures

This week has been a busy one for me, here are some of the things I have been working on… Preparing for new workshops is always a lot of work but also a lot of fun… …these two photos show preparations for my workshops in Germany at the end of…

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the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square 34

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…

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a familiar old favourite

dear diary, do you remember this old favourite of mine… I first made it and wrote the pattern back in 2011, and I remember it was instantly loved by many heads that needed to be snug and warm, including mine. But when I got it out of the draw the…

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seriously hooked

dear diary, As the weather continues to amaze us with unheard amounts of sunshine and Mediterranean temperatures, my garden has never looked better. I have of course been watering it, and the flowers seem to like this long stint of sun sun sun just as much as we do, the…

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The week that was…

dear diary, this week that was full of germs and need not be remembered! Oh yes, my girl and I have had the ‘bad lurgy’ all week and have spent most days  just moping around in slow motion trying our best to keep some cheer in our lives. Not easy when…

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