Library

Recently Read: Regrets and Myths

I’m quite pleased with my reading this month, though I only read two of the three on my list. No, what I’m pleased about is that I didn’t add any more to the pile, or read ones which weren’t on the list. That is, I feel, quite an achievement. Perhaps I was helped by the… Continue reading Recently Read: Regrets and Myths

Cross-stitch

Stitch By Stitch: The World Map Part 1

It took me a couple of weeks to pick the map up again, after the struggle with the blending filament. But I did. I managed to trick myself by saying I would “just” do the fish, and then that part of the globe would be done, back-stitching excepted. That seemed perfectly doable: a one-evening task.… Continue reading Stitch By Stitch: The World Map Part 1

Life

Organising the Crafting Supplies

Crafting, of any variety, makes for a good hobby or three. It’s very easy, once you start one sort of craft, to be sucked into another. And then another, and another. There’s another hobby that goes along with all the crafting, though, that often gets forgotten or overlooked. It’s the collecting of crafting supplies and… Continue reading Organising the Crafting Supplies

Sewing

Fat Quarter Sewing: Making Tablecloths

After the success of my lovely Christmas tablecloth, I’ve decided to make more. Quite a few more, for each of the other seasons of the year. Especially now that I have time again, in between half-days of work. Not just other seasons, either. Other feast-days or birthdays or other such notable dates. Lots of tablecloths,… Continue reading Fat Quarter Sewing: Making Tablecloths