Brought to you today by the letter A. I thoroughly enjoyed reading through The Craft Companion Book by Ramona Barry and Rebecca Jobson. I enjoyed it so much that I thought I would write some blog entries using the entries from A to Z A is for Applique. Applique can be done by hand or… Continue reading A-Z of Craft. A
Taken from my website Bio page, but something I wanted to share again. Hi, my name is Kathryn and I am a self-confessed obsessive crafter. You name it and I have probably tried it. My mother made my clothes with an old treadle sewing machine when I was a child. My first item of clothing… Continue reading Why I do this thing I do.
They say that friends are the family you choose for yourself. These three gorgeous souls are just that. We had a wonderful 10 days together enjoying crafting, eating and exploring together. We all learnt something new from each other. Each of us had our designated roles – cook, driver, fire stoker and kitchen cleaner. I… Continue reading Friends
The last week or so I have been wondering about this question. I saw something on facebook today which stated that craft (even poorly done) was good for your mental health. As my best friend was saying yesterday, she won’t live long enough to do all the ideas she has saved in her head, on… Continue reading Why do you craft?
You can tell I don’t have a regular job or children at school any more. I didn’t realise there was a public holiday here in Victoria next Monday! Every day is like a holiday when you love what you do! The Crafternoon Tea date is now 1 to 3 pm on Monday 20th June. Let… Continue reading I love my work….
Sip a cuppa? Nibble on something yummy? Stitch something pretty? Chat with others doing the same? Come along and join in the fun. Bring your own stitching or I’ll have some patterns for you to choose from – $20. Starting Monday 13 June, 2.30pm at 25 Honeysuckle St, Bendigo. I’m going to be working… Continue reading Crafternoon Tea with me?
Class List – Samples and more information on Available Classes Page. Thursday 2 June 1pm Sew Many Projects Fabric Storage Bins Saturday 4 June 10 am Modern Patchwork Simple Cushion Cover Monday 6 June 7 pm Projects for the Home Fabric Storage Bins Tuesday 7 June 1 pm Sewing Children’s Clothes Girl’s… Continue reading June 2016 Class List
After version 3 of my business card/postcard was made with a Margeurite Daisy on it, someone suggested that I should personalise it somehow. I decided that I would make my own daisy on a banner. It has taken me a couple of weeks between other jobs to get it completed. My art student son has… Continue reading Meraki Cottage Banner … Done!