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”
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”
Crafty Older Daughter has nimble fingers like you would not believe: from miniature cranes to intricate crochet, her latest craze is tatting fine lace. This featured project is a coaster she made for me to take my food photographs with – one obsession to feed another!