Weaving Christmas Stars Tutorial

Weaving Christmas Stars Tutorial

I have finally found time to write a tutorial for the woven stars, that I made at the end of October. Although I originally made these with handmade cordage, I have worked the tutorial with yarn, to make it easier for children. If you can’t get hold of any...
My Work with Natural Dyes 2021

My Work with Natural Dyes 2021

I have been continuing to work with natural dyes this year, building on what I learned in late 2020. A lot of these dyes have been used on raffia for my basketry, but I have also been trying to keep track of my results on some quiltmakers cotton, so that I can, over...
Dried Flowers and Vegetables Galore!

Dried Flowers and Vegetables Galore!

Well, it’s been a while since I last sat down to write here and during that time, our garden has filled with flowers and vegetables galore! My blog has taken a back seat these past few weeks, as we have been busy planning for the future. We know that we need...
Having a Handmade Christmas

Having a Handmade Christmas

I have been very absent from this blog through December and the reason has been, that every spare minute has been spent making Christmas gifts. We have a simple Christmas. It has been a gradual process through the years – when I was a child Christmas meant...