Dying

I picked up a couple of linen skirts ages ago at bargain prices. They’re nice skirts but not colours I’m likely to wear. I had intended to dye them with natural dyes last autumn but didn’t get round to it.…

Hat

I needed a new hat this winter and couldn’t find one I liked to buy, so decided to make one instead. I finished it on the first day of Spring… I don’t usually follow patterns for crochet. Or I do,…

Cross

There’s a sycamore tree in our front garden. My late granddad potted the seed for my sister when she was little, she planted it out where it is now. I can’t remember it not being there. Out pet cats have climbed it, I…

Quilling card

Quilling is an interesting paper craft. It uses thin strips of paper curled up to create 3D patterns. When I first tried it as a child it was dull as anything, you had to spend more time cutting the paper…

Turtle dock

I have a turtle. His name is Burt and he is grumpy and splashy and I love him. I got him a bigger home a while back but the dock he’s been using is a bit small for him. It’s worked,…