There is tremendous satisfaction when something comes to an end ... and it's on time! Do you remember the above? It's the first Temperature Blanket I made which covered the seasons from December 2016 to the end of November 2017. Each season was edged with a different colour of Stylecraft Special DK, namely Parchment for… Continue reading The end!
It's a joy to look out of the window and see the lightest of rain fall! Mid May was the last time it fell here, and the gardens are parched. We had a heavyish fall overnight, so there is no watering can duty today. Today should have been the last cricket match of the season… Continue reading Too hot? Yes! Still too hot!
Did you take part? There were many posts on Instagram covering a wide range of media and techniques. I chose the challenge as an ideal opportunity to use my scraps, and here is the project so far: A square a day was the decision. Not too large, it couldn't interfere with other projects which had… Continue reading Project 100
Once a year there is an online challenge to make something each day for 100 days. This year it began on April 3, and is due to end early next month. I have joined in for a number of years because I actually work in elements of 100 as a personal challenge during the whole… Continue reading On the way to 100
You have probably guessed that I love playing with colour. It is fun to do regardless of the medium that you choose. Sometimes colour will spill over from one craft to another - and often this will form the basis of design. Today's colourscheme began with paper play. I was painting pages for my Nine… Continue reading Five Colour Friday
... Working by lamplight isn't easy, especially if you are partly distracted by an interesting tv show. (Let's face it, there aren't many, so this was unusual!) The cold light of day, however, revealed that I'd picked up Sage instead of Storm Blue! Fortunately it won't matter, I can just reverse their placement, but this… Continue reading This was the moment…
My first blanket of the Stashbuster series is almost finished. I just have a little more tidying up to do and that will be that. I'm going to call it the Betsy Blanket because it reminds me of someone! Here are a few glimpses, but another post will come soon with further details. I'm really… Continue reading Almost there …