Sewing for Interiors

Sewing for Interiors

The reason my family clubbed together to get me an entry level sewing machine was because I'd murmered something about being interested in sewing some cushion covers and blinds for our new flat. 18 months later following serious procraftination, with a coat, a pair of jeans, a lined jacket, countless skirts and dresses, I finally [...]

Making a Needle Felt Robin @ The Makers Place Macclesfield

Making a Needle Felt Robin @ The Makers Place Macclesfield

Following a trip to the Silk Musuem in Macceslfield in November, I discovered the newly opened Maker's Place . The top floor of the musuem is dedicated to the workshops and studios of 8 local makers where visitors can go and watch the makers work, buy their work and even give the craft a go [...]

Making The Chewing Gum Sweater from We Are Knitters

Making The Chewing Gum Sweater from We Are Knitters

Following my first succesful attempt at knitting I was filled with beginner's confidence and braved a jumper. I bought the Chewing Gum Sweater Kit from We Are Knitters, as it is essentially 4 rectangles all in knit stitch, sewn together into a boxy cropped wool jumper.The kit is great for those just starting out as [...]