Harris tweed bag

When we were in Scotland on our last holiday there before COVID I bought a piece of Harris tweed.  I had no idea what I was going to make from it but my elder daughter made a beautiful bag from the piece of tweed I had given her so I thought I would do the…

Denim done.

I have finished crocheting this rug from demin jeans which I recycled into strips for the rug. I could make it bigger but I have had enough.  It has been sitting on my bench for a long time.  Time for it to move to the floor.  I think it will go in the laundry. I…

Different socks

I have done some sock knitting in the past few months and the socks I have knitted have been a bit different to those I usually knit. These are the usual socks I knit which are 4ply and from a multicoloured ball of wool. This time I knitted some 8ply socks for my grandson.  He…

One skein of wool

I recently visited, with my sister-in-law, our local wool shop in Lakes Entrance, Stitches ‘n’ Things. My sister-in-law likes to visit this shop when she comes to visit us.  She invariably buys a fair amount of wool as she doesn’t have such a great selection where she lives. I said I would go along with…

Tumbling Blocks have landed.

I have finally finished a quilt that I started a few years ago.  I have posted previously about this particular quilt and you can check it out here and here. I spent a wet weather day recently hand sewing the binding to finish off the quilt.  I decided to make the binding out of scraps…

Tumbling blocks

I have been doing some sewing recently trying to finish off some works that have sat idly by for a few years.  I started this quilt quite some time ago, 2013 to be exact, with the intention of using up some of the mountain of scrap fabric that I have in my sewing room.  There…