We say goodbye to our neighbours who have become good friends as they move to Turkey early next week. We met them at the start of the pandemic: we exchanged the goodies birthed in our kitchens, celebrated with them when their beautiful daughter was born 5 months ago, agonised with them when health matters got dicey.Continue reading “happy place, happy space: getting crafty”
Small Pleasures: pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins
Continue reading “Small Pleasures: pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins”
🎃 Pumpkin Earrings 🎃
Crafty Older Daughter made a variety of crotchet pumpkins (see above Feature Photo) because they areso cute. So I got her to craft 2 of the tiniest into earrings for a friend’s Halloween gift.
Beauty of Knots
Crafty Older Daughter’s fidget is tatting: whether in class or at social gatherings, she keeps herself focussed by making knotted lace with a shuttle or bobbins of thread. Traditionally, tatted lace is used as trims for collars, sleeves or dress hems. Her choice of tatted projects are coasters for my photographic use, and butterflies. Continue reading “Beauty of Knots”
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