A visitor to our home was admiring some of my craft work recently and asked whether I make cards. I have been known to paint cards or, in more pressing circumstances, cut and paste. But for some reason, I'm just not that into papercrafts. Give me a scrap of fabric over a scrap of paper anyday!
So... my Nanna's 82nd birthday is coming up. What else can you do when waiting for a baby to arrive but put hours into a gift for someone?
A fabric card is not difficult to make, but be prepared for the time it will take!
I do so love hand embroidering though, so relaxing, and even better when the children are in bed and you have a husband handy to chat to.
The photo isn't good, but those are suffolk puffs (yo - yos) on the front. This is a great way to showcase a special fabric that you may only have a small amount of.
If you would like to have a go at making one but aren't sure how to start, I'd be happy to put up a tutorial, just ask!
Yesterday was a happy one, I made my first sale through Madeit and my study grant was approved. Busy times ahead!!
I was asked this question in one of my Facebook groups. I started to type a response, then decided it would be better answered in a blog po...
Krokbragd has captivated my weaving heart and mind ever since I first laid eyes on it. So, what is it? And how is it pronounced?! Krokbra...
Another busy day where my thoughts turned to weaving and the temptation was to declare myself "too tired to weave". I couldn...