I tend to post my crafting on Instagram, these days, but it takes up so much of my life/keeps me … Continue Reading The Golden Herringbone Cape
“Handmade Plenty” is my theme for the next 5 years 😊 I’ve never really made a vision board or given … Continue Reading Handmade Plenty
Today’s tapestry breakthrough! Though the butterflies I made following @rebeccamezofftapestry video (see below) were working beautifully individually, I have so … Continue Reading Tapestry diary: On bobbins or butterflies.
Doing some swatching for a new garment which will be either a ruana wrap or something with kimono style sleeves, … Continue Reading Weaving Diary: swatching and clasping some Silk Garden
Last week I blogged about creating my tapestry cartoon, the next step was getting the cartoon onto the warp. It … Continue Reading Tapestry Diary: Getting the cartoon onto the warp.
My back needed a break from sitting at the loom and twining, today, so I worked on my #cartoon for … Continue Reading Making the cartoon for my first tapestry.
A big day’s work with the ball winder for this #spoonie, I will have to rest tomorrow, but well worth … Continue Reading Preparations for a new project!
Today is a low-#spoons, little-brain day 🤕. Luckily, my cotton for a baby blanket for my eagerly awaited, shiny new … Continue Reading Niblings! Niblings!
This loom is the reason for yesterday and today’s lack of #spoons but it was definitely worth it. After taking … Continue Reading A New Loom!
Embark on an ENORMOUS, years-long project that requires proficiency only in skills I already have? Pfft! Where’s the fun in … Continue Reading Biting off more than I can chew!
Oggie and I are slowly working through the waxing of the silver beech that will become a tapestry loom from … Continue Reading Woodwork in the workshop!
FINISHED!!! My knee may be fractured and I may be in a fog of painkillers but I can always knit! … Continue Reading Big Old Coat finished!
I wasn’t going to go but I’d been looking forward to, and saving up for, the Bendigo Sheep and Wool … Continue Reading Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show 2017
It’s an icy, rainy day in the Victorian Central Highlands and my pain and brain fog are moderate to high … Continue Reading The #slowlife and #spoonielife
I’ve always wanted to spin my own wool. A childhood friend’s mother used to spin and I could watch her … Continue Reading Learning a new, ancient skill.
I’m not writing at the moment. In truth, I haven’t written any fiction for months. If you follow me on … Continue Reading I cannot write at the moment and I’m okay with that.