Papercraft

Card of the Week: Jellyfish

When I get a new crafting magazine, one of the first things I do is flick to the back to check out what’ll be in the next month’s edition. Mostly to see what the next free gift will be and whether I’m interested enough to make a note of the publication date. Sometimes I’m interested… Continue reading Card of the Week: Jellyfish

Papercraft

Card of the Week: A Hare-Raising Day

Despite the last-minute attempt by the weather to make us believe it’s still summer, temperatures are beginning to drop, mini-heatwaves notwithstanding. It’s beginning to become autumnal. The cherry tree is turning all sorts of shades of orange and red. And the hares, when they can be seen, are in the fields. Probably. Actually, I think… Continue reading Card of the Week: A Hare-Raising Day

Papercraft

Card(s) of the Week: Eat, Drink and Be Rosemary

I’ve another double act of cards this week, a pair of herby cards. These used the Herb Garden stamp set from Simply Cards & Papercraft 214, plus the cocktail glass stamp from Simply Cards & Papercraft 212. I did have an idea, when I first saw the Herb Garden set (it also has dies) of… Continue reading Card(s) of the Week: Eat, Drink and Be Rosemary

Sewing

Fat Quarter Sewing: The Orange Tablecloth

The last of the rainbow tablecloths, though probably not the last tablecloth I’ll make. Not when they’re so simple and straightforward and easy. I shall have to expand my fat quarter sewing into other, simple, patterns. The orange tablecloth This one used several quarters left over from the first yellow set I got back in… Continue reading Fat Quarter Sewing: The Orange Tablecloth

Library

Remembering Reads: The One Hundred and One Dalmations

One of the more dangerous side-effects of having to organise or pack away books is rediscovering books you’d forgotten you had or which you’d misplaced and hadn’t been able to find, and starting a reread. I can’t remember why now, but a little while ago I was trying to find Dodie Smith’s The One Hundred… Continue reading Remembering Reads: The One Hundred and One Dalmations