Crafty intentions for 2013

Another year, another set of best intentions! I don’t think I did too well on the actual new year’s resolutions for 2012 but all the same I made a ton of stuff. so, to recap I said I wanted to make: 1. Make something (bunting?) out of ironed plastic bags. I did make some waterproof […]

Craftsy, my favourite online classes!

It was almost a year ago my friend Lisa Margreet told e about Craftsy. Craftsy, the home of online crafts classes. And since then Craftsy has grown and grown. Every class I have enrolled on (and I have enrolled on quite a few!) has been of outstanding quality and has taught me loads. How does […]

Quilts in progress

I am having a nice gentle week with hand quilting and some machine quilting. I have almost finished the quilt for Mazzy whose mummy writes the lovely Mommyshorts blog. I have loved making this quilt and will be sad to see it go. But go it must! This week. And my dear friend Leo had […]

What I have been quilting

So… the children have been back at school a few weeks and my time is filling up rapidly. Very rapidly. From thinking I had seas of time when Max was first at school to realising 6 hours is in fact not very much at all has not taken long at all! I have made (and […]

hello school term, goodbye art trail 2012!

Wow, what an amazing few weeks it has been! The E17 2012 art trail has just finished (yesterday was the last day) and athough the first weekend was largely dominated by the foul EDL marching through our lovely Walthamstow (we love our mixed community thank you very much, as we clearly showed you!), the last […]

E17 Art Trail 1- 16 September 2012

The 2012 E17 Art Trail, a wondrous two weeks of open studios, events, art, sales, workshops, parties, and putting Awesomestow on the map, is on this year between 1st – 16th September. This will by my third art trail, and this time I am hoping to rise to the occasion even more than in previous […]

Blog confusion pt 2

Yes I know I said I was only going to post via my website blog but you know, I miss this blog! I cannot seem to find a way to get people to subscribe properly on the other blog, so I have no real idea who is reading it, if anyone. I have a constant […]

My constant sewing companion

With all this rain the cats have not really left my side and it has been a real struggle to keep them (and their muddy paws!) off my sewing. But this is a rather nice thing to look at whilst I work (even though he is curled up on some lovely vintage lace…) – Posted […]