Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Latest creations in Knitting





I picked up the bug again for fairisle knitting,first attempted over 30 years ago when I knitted little items for my two daughters,having seen these old patterns on the web I instantly wanted to have a go at creating something for myself,so I hunted down the patterns and am in the middle of one jacket and have completed another heres the results....






From Knitting from the Islands by Patons,this was originally a jumper which I have adapted into a jacket.
I used Drops Nepal aran.


                                            


This is the next pattern I'm currently knitting,again I will adapt this older fashioned cardigan into a jacket.  This pattern was from Knitting from the British Islands by Alice Starmore. This cannot be found as a picture on the web so I put one up from my book. Find the materials and statistics for the pattern here

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Graphic 45 Fairy Album






Here's one of my many Graphic 45 paper albums using a mix of Once Upon a Springtime and The Secret Garden

                               
                                                 
























































Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Christmas Fair Novemer 19th 2016






A very happy Christmas Fair was had by all at St.Mary's school,Plympton last Saturday.

Here are some of my makes that were on sale.






























Tuesday, 5 July 2016

June Craft Fair





Well it's been quite a while now but here are some of my makes for The Brook Craft Fair


   Some of my Cards using Graphic Anna Griffin elements,also hand painted cards and my Graphic 45 Gilded Lily album.
                                         



 Some Marie Antoinette inspired cards and altered display shoe 



  The Secret Garden 3d Card using Graphic 45 papers

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Another day,another beach





Potheras cove,Pendeen









Porthcurno















Porthgwidden beach,St.Ives





St.Ives Harbour





Gwithian beach





Sennen beach










Gwenver beach



Latest Makes





 Scalloped edge Tonic Fairy die card with orange Dior ribbon






Inside of pop up card with Anna Griffin decoupaged cut outs






                                                 Front of card






Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Seasonal Scene





Today's make-a little seasonal snow scene I created using a ceramic house that I covered with pink glitter and fake snow.  


                                                

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