Chinese Fan Necklaces

The mother of my lovely boyfriend, Sam, went on tour in November with her orchestra. She picked up some beautifully designed origami papers, which I have used for the fans, so I have been spending time with these, a laminator, a sewing machine and some beads. Super. They aren’t all totally finished yet – only the […]

I love birds…

I have an obsession with birds. I must admit, when I saw the sketch from Portlandia where they made fun of people who put birds on everything, it made me feel terrible, but then I laughed. I made this brooch. It’s detailed, so hopefully I can get away from it being made fun of! The […]

The Groovy Fish and the Advent of the Crochet Bag……

No, not the name of my new groundbreaking novel, but the introduction of the grooviest fish in town. I tried to give this fish a little something different………maybe it’s trying too hard. Anyway, I am making a crochet bag with a single crochet stitch at the moment. Here is my progress so far: This is […]