Started a new project

Even though I have several projects that are on-going I have started a new one. When we were not in lockdown, as part of rural Victoria, we visited my sister-in-law who lives about an hour away from us.  She was delighted to show me she had just finished a project she had started some 21…

Further work on reducing the stash

I now have my frogged wool ready to use so have been able to complete some of the hexagons I had started. This is a project that will keep me going for a while.  It will reduce the wool stash very slowly.  

Strips of colour or chevrons

A while ago I crocheted a chevron rug for my daughter.  I used wool that I had frogged from a jumper and then bought the contrasting wool. I was delighted when my son said he would be happy if I made him a lap rug using up scraps of wool.  He normally doesn’t ask for…

Time in my work room at last

It is quite some time since I spent time in the room where I do sewing etc. and it was good to get in there the other day.  I was inspired after reading a blog where the writer had decided to get to unfinished projects and try to complete them before starting something new.  I…

The most interesting little shop in Lakes

Stitches ‘N’ Things I have no photo of the shop but it is only a tiny shop in the main street of Lakes Entrance. Recently I made a return visit to this wonderful shop.  It is a treasure trove of all things you need for knitting, crochet and sewing, but not dressmaking patterns or dress…

Remember the denim chair?

Since finishing the chair I was left with a large pile of cut up jeans.  I was not sure what to do with the left overs so I went online to Pinterest and typed in recycled denim.  Wow! what a wealth of ideas that gave me. I quite liked several of the ideas : But…