So, I am now seven weeks post op and the cast is finally off…it came off just over a week ago and it has been a mixed blessing really. It is way more comfortable to sleep at night now…I just lose my eyes and off I drift. This is luxury in the extreme and IContinue reading “Steps”

Dot dot dot

Sometimes we use code to communicate. We use familiar shorthand and we can miss details as a result. I have recently started a Visual Communications MA course at the University of Stitchopolishire so expect to hear my garbled thoughts on the subject in the future. I am intersted in this idea of lost information andContinue reading “Dot dot dot”

Hang out the washing… Christmas

Right, this year, I’m going to get organised about Christmas. I’ve spent some of this afternoon having some ideas about what I can make friends, presents for teacher, and how to use my stash up to make some interesting Christmas ideas for my Etsy shop. All I need to do now is sketch the work,Continue reading “Hang out the washing… Christmas”

Mix it up

So, where to start then? I’ve been ruminating on the juxtaposition of all the new, shiny technology out there and the ahem, traditional Arts of the Stitch. Isn’t it great that they can lie next to each other, happy and comfortable? Well, they do in my house. So, what are my experiences so far andContinue reading “Mix it up”

All fired up

We were chatting on the Mumsnet bloggers forum the other day when the idea  of inspiration sources came up. When you dream up a new idea, design or any general crafty lovely where does that initial spark come from? Here’s my litany. Books, Blogs and magazines Pretty blardy obvious but not just craft books andContinue reading “All fired up”