Scottish Mustard

A colourful and complex crochet shawl made in the depths of winter, but with sunshine in mind.

Once upon a time …

It’s not the most exciting of tales, but here’s the (very long) story of our house move from Portpatrick to Drummore.

Coming Soon …

If you’ve read any other posts here, I’m sure you are aware that I seem to be metamorphosing into a textile artist. I am drawn to fibre, yarn and dyes more than anything at the moment.

Makes me look like a Snowman

Take one beautiful white linen top and spend the weekend splashing it around in buckets of dye.

Sea Glass Scarf

Sea glass was the inspiration behind this beautiful scarf and sea glass was even used in to create it.

And we’re back on the air

If you visited recently and found the blog in maintenance mode, it’s because I’ve had a bit of a revamp and update.

Bookbinding in pictures

A gallery of images showing how a traditional hard case book is sewn together. I also share some examples of simple, non stitched bookbinding that I teach on my workshops.

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The magic of mandalas

I have always loved mandala designs, I find something incredibly satisfying about looking at them and creating them.

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A happy hooker – my crochet obsession

There will definitely be crochet showing up on this blog as I’ve become just a little obsessed by it. From cat baskets to complex mandala blankets, it’s my favourite way to relax.

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