A bit of the island of Harris in a Christmas wreath

When we were in the outer Hebrides in Scotland one of the craft shops we visited had these wreaths which made use of the off cuts of Harris Tweed.  The wreaths are very simply made by knotting the scraps onto a wire ring. In Stornaway I purchased some Harris Tweed off cuts to make such…

All sorts of dolls

Over the years I have made a few dolls for children and grandchildren but I have never knitted a doll.  I borrowed this book from the library.  The picture on the cover attracted my attention. I have been watching a lot of cricket recently and I like to have some knitting to do while watching…

A handmade gift for my birthday

My birthday is on Boxing Day so it is at that busy time of the year but I never get forgotten.  One of the gifts I received this birthday was this lovely handmade one. I had seen the glass vases in Ikea when I was there with my daughter and I had said that I…

Advertised at the library

Apparently it is the 10th anniversary of Paper Arts Gippsland East ie PAGE (a clever acronym) There is an exhibition on at the East Gippsland Art Gallery until the 4th November 2017.  Now that I have seen the small display in the library at Lakes Entrance I will make sure I go to the Gallery…

This is a frame up.

My younger daughter asked me if I would do some framing for her and I was delighted to be able to do so now that I have moulding. She had given me some prints that she had and I had one saying that I wanted to frame so thought I would do them all together. …

Definitely only once.

This little creature, just incase you don’t recognise it, is Yoda.  He is a Star Wars character. My younger daughter was given a crochet kit as a gift at Christmas 2015 and she has not got around to making anything from it. While we were staying with her before Christmas I asked if she had…