A Bounty of Blackwoods

A Bounty of Blackwoods

  Building a bounty of Blackwoods   I’m beginning to get a bounty of blackwoods. I’m super-late  to the Helens Closet Blackwood Cardigan but boy, does it live up to it’s reputation. I love a cardigan.  Normally my go-to cardi shape is cropped and...
Cosiest of jumpers

Cosiest of jumpers

I think I’ve made the cosiest of jumpers ever!   I love a bit of knit wear.  Nothing can make you feel like you’re being cocooned better than the perfect jumper.(sweater)  I’m constantly on the look out for the knitwear of dreams and I think...
New Year-New Skills

New Year-New Skills

New skills Trying something new is a great thing to get you out of a lull, regain your mojo and lose yourself in.  To pull you from your regular projects and gain some joy and momentum with your creativity.  I might have said this before but I love to learn something...
Dinosaurs and Dressing up

Dinosaurs and Dressing up

Dressing up Why don’t we dress up?  In these days of staying home I think we should take a lesson from the smalls in our lives.  They don’t care if they don’t have a party to go to or if they need to see anybody on a zoom call. If they fancy dressing up as a...
Seasonal sewing

Seasonal sewing

Do you do seasonal sewing? I don’t often.  Gifting what we sew can trigger a minefield of emotions.  What can I make? Will they like it?  How am I going to work out sizing? Have I got time? Most importantly, will they appreciate the time and energy put into...
A positive project

A positive project

I’m determined to stay positive through this second lockdown in the uk. This time we kind of know what we’re in for.  During the spring lockdown, I found those first 6 weeks really quite difficult. Positivity was definitely in short supply. The world...