Cross-stitch

This Week In Crafts: Organising Threads

Bank holiday weekends are good opportunities to hide in the craft room and have a play. Last weekend, while going through mini cross stitch kits, I split them into Done and Not Yet Done. They fill a box. I hadn’t realised I had quite so many as I do. I wonder if I’ll ever get… Continue reading This Week In Crafts: Organising Threads

Papercraft

This Week in Crafts: Early Christmas Designs

Having decided to make Christmas cards, I actually find the whole idea a bit exhausting. And, because of the sunshine and light evenings, I’m not feeling festive or inclined for snow. It’s being trickier than I thought it would be to make Christmas cards so far in advance. On the other hand, I have spent… Continue reading This Week in Crafts: Early Christmas Designs

Sewing

Fat Quarter Sewing: The Yellow Tablecloth

I almost didn’t make a tablecloth this month. The eventual fat quarters I ordered a set of yellow fat quarters, hoping they’d arrive in time for an Easter tablecloth (but they didn’t), only for some of them to be orange. Not just dark yellow, but definitely orange. And, naturally, all a different size to the… Continue reading Fat Quarter Sewing: The Yellow Tablecloth