…hollow book…

It is a traditional each year, that at camp, we exchange gifts. (You can see my previous year makes here – 2017, 2015, 2014, 2012.1 2012.2 2012.3 2012.4 – 2016 & 2011 remain unblogged). This tradition started with our very first quilt camp, which was a hosted retreat at the end of November, the organiser suggested as the dinner was a Christmas theme, that […]

a barefoot guide to metal stamping

Part of where I want to take the blog this year, includes sharing more tutorials. Sometimes they will be for a finished project, sometimes they will be just a technique, sometimes just a little hint or tip I’ve picked up along the way. Last week, I shared a tutorial of the “finished project variety” over at And Sew We Craft […]

finding direction

Wow. So. Holidays. That was a thing that happened. I got some creative time in during the first week – three pairs of pants sewn, a dress finished and a mini quilt made. the second week was taken up with travel. A big thanks must go to Cate for guest-hosting the Saturday Night Craft-along over on Instagram while I was […]

Christmas Prep starts with crafting

With just over a month to go, it’s time to admit Christmas is indeed coming, and pull my finger out and get organised. First on my list is an advent calendar. I’m playing with a few options, but I think all options will incorporate in some way, these cute bottle cap ornaments from this tutorial, that I started all the […]