Wonderwool – Wales 2018

A few weeks ago I took off on a girlie day out, but by myself. I saw a poster about Wonderwool in my local yarn shop and not really knowing what it was (am I even a real crafter?) I booked myself a space on the coach which was to set of from a nearby…

Ah! February!

Hello there! Thank you for swinging by to see me lovely reader. How are you doing? It’s really good to see you again or if it is your first visit welcome – so nice to see you. I have had a flurry of new followers to my blog which makes me so happy. I’m writing…

Crochet Poncho

The decision to make a poncho first came to me on a cold winter’s day when the chilly wind reminded me how much I dislike it.  As a child in the 70’s I loved my poncho which my lovely old Granny made for me and as I’m often very chilly in the house, in the…

Learn a new skill!

Calling everyone who has ever wanted to learn to crochet! One of the reasons crochet is so appealing is because of the endless possibilities to create something beautiful with a simple hook and some yarn or thread! Add to that all the stitch pattern variations that can be combined with different yarns and colours and you have opened up a…

Stress-Free Saturday

Mindfulness Art Workshop So, to continue from my Art for Relaxation Classes blog post we held an art workshop for adults yesterday and it was so good. My invitation to you went like a bit like this: This is the perfect way to spend a cold winter’s afternoon! Switch off from the demands of family life…

Art for Relaxation Classes

Following on from my successful cookery classes which I’ve been running for the past year and a half,  I am making plans and developing a series of Art classes for the New Year, with a taster session before Christmas. Art can be relaxing, absorbing and physically engaging. It’s something anyone can enjoy at any age. So many…

Suzie’s Christmas Crafting

This year I decided most of my gifts would be handmade items. As well as my cookery and baking I love making things for people. It gives me an extra warm fuzzy feeling and feeds my need to buy fluffy, bright and colourful yarns and materials. I fill the dark days of winter with things…

Crochet Crafternoon

Having been struck down with a bout of my winter madness (crochet) I decided to begin holding crochet workshops at home as well as cookery workshops, and yesterday we had the first. I really cannot get enough of this craft, so lovely are the colours and textures of the yarns I work with. I am never sated –…