Category: crafts


Coo-eee! I’ve mainly got pictures today 🙂 Another bracelet in my shop 🙂 And another! I had fun playing with different bead shapes for this one 🙂 I got some heart and star shaped mini cookie cutters this week! 😀 A shot of Amanda Palmer at her gig on Wednesday night in London – amazing […]

Who needs love…

… When there’s Southern Comfort? I am having a manic Amanda Palmer sesh at the moment – I’m currently listening to her doing a live set on BBC Radio 6 (Hopefully it will be available to listen again online!) which is getting me VERY excited for seeing her on Wednesday at the Electric Ballroom in […]


I did get my act together! I’ve just listed a new bracelet on Etsy, and I’m very excited. I always get really nervous about listing on Etsy – what if it doesn’t sell? What if no-one likes it? But hey, you don’t know til you try, right? I also tested the waterproofness (yes, that IS […]


Polymer clay bead bracelet You may remember seeing these beads before – that bracelet was ill-fated, as the wire snapped the first time I wore it 🙁 I’m definitely glad I wore it before I put it on Etsy! However, I have been wearing the new improved version since I made it a few days […]

Polymer clay fun*

I bought some Sculpey polymer clay a while back for a swap I did, and I’ve been meaning to have another go with it ever since. So at the weekend, whilst watching Top Gear repeats on Dave with Mr Y, we both had a play with some clay (d’ya like mah rimez?!). Anyway… Mr Y’s: […]

Odds and ends

Both Kitty hats and pairs of gloves were finished, but in the rush to get them in the Christmas post I forgot to take pictures *slaps head* I also included little bracelets (spirals of wire threaded with an assortment of beads) but the picture didn’t come out well. Beads, beads, wonderful beads <3 My lovely […]

Spinning etc

3rd attempt at spinning Merino top All three spun tops knitted together So I knit starting with the 3rd attempt and finishing at the 1st. You can see I’ve gone from a horribly overspun yarn to a ridiculously slubby, underspun yarn. Arrgh! I’m looking for a sock pattern that I can knit using Lorna’s Laces […]