Crochet calms me down and I have made another hat.

I have had a very long and busy day. But I’m not stressed. This is partly due to having a two hour nap when I got home from work (note to self: must petition the government to make it compulsory for all people to hibernate in January) and partly due to crocheting on my journey […]

Vintage style winter hat and scarf

Hello! I haven’t posted because I’m teaching again – which of course means that I spend most of my time trying to do the best for my little charges. BUT I have had time to make these accessories. I love the 60’s. I love chic style – think Audrey Hepburn, Edie Sedgwick, Brigitte Bardot, Jane […]

Butchering, Downton Abbey and More Beading

I admit, when Downton Abbey started a few years ago, I couldn’t see the hype. I’d read Catherine Cookson and knew all about the guilt and heartache of people at the turn of the century. Now my view has changed – if not for the drama, then for the fashion. My last couple of creations […]