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Our new workroom is complete :-)

Here is our new workroom! A lot has gone on in the past year and we decided to relocate from Loughborough town centre to the outskirts. It was for various reasons, parking was one of the issues, and also the area we were in wasn't quite suitable. We have now created a fabulous workroom which [...]

By | 2019-01-24T10:13:30+00:00 January 24th, 2019|News, Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Bunting Making Workshop

BUNTING GALORE!   We’ve been making quite a bit of bunting lately, there are so many celebrations going on, what with weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and lots more ‘happenings’ there has been so much to do.   So we have given bunting the ‘Joy To Make’ treatment and it looks great, using cottons and cotton mixes [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Creative weekend

What a great weekend we have just had!    A lovely afternoon with Annie and her friends celebrating her 40th birthday on Saturday, they chose to do creative textiles instead of partying in a club, because they knew that was what she would prefer, so thoughtful of them.  They decided to create a wall hanging [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Crochet, Events, News, Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Stripy Summer Crochet Bag

We have a new bag on the block!  It's our Stripy Summer Crochet Bag made with gorgeous, soft DMC Natura XL Just Cotton.  Fancy having a small bag you can throw a couple of items in and pop out to the shops or for a drink? Then this is the bag for you! It's easy [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|Crochet, How to, Patterns, Quick makes|0 Comments

Creative Textiles Workshop

Creative Textiles Workshop   I love fabric, its tactile, versatile, you can do almost anything with it, shape it, mould it, sew it, whatever.  I am so very fortunate to have a fantastic array of different fabrics, different weights, different colours, from fabulous silks to gorgeous upholstery fabrics , braids, ribbons, buttons, cottons.  With these [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 May 8th, 2015|Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Learn to crochet workshop

Another lovely crochet workshop filled with lots of tea, giggles and learning the art of crochet! If you missed out on the workshop here's a few pictures of the evening where we learnt all the basics of holding the wool and hook, making a chain stitch, double crochet stitch, and half treble stitch, not to [...]

By | 2015-05-08T12:48:56+00:00 May 8th, 2015|Crochet, Workshops|0 Comments

Easy Peasy Crochet Teapot Stand and Coasters

Easy Peasy Crochet Teapot Stand and Coasters   I crocheted this teapot stand and 8 coasters in less than an hour. Materials 1 ball Hoooked Zpagetti and a 10mm hook.     Teapot Stand R1        C4 then slip stitch into the first loop to form a ring. R2        C2, then 10HT into the ring, SS into the [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 May 6th, 2015|Crochet, How to, Patterns, Quick makes|0 Comments