Moving Home

A lot seems to have happened in the month since I last posted. I've been busy making new things and learning new things. So much has happened it's hard to know where to start! I made a dress… I used to make a lot of clothes when I was younger. Somewhere along the way I …

Just Felt Like It

Recently I wrote about creativity and how seeing what my customers do with the fibres I sell often inspires me in return. I really want to show you some of these examples; it's just been a question of finding time to sit down and write them, take photos and ask permission from others for using …

Remember Me

The July/August 2015 Build a Batt Box theme is "Remember Me". In asking the members of my Ravelry group for suggestions they'd like to see in upcoming Batt Boxes, Kate suggested a colour theme that ran a gradient of deep rich reds fading to purples and charcoal with hints of yellow and linked a striking …

Build a Batt Box – May/June 2015 – Shipwreck!

The theme for BarberBlackSheep's Build a Batt Box May/June 2015 is Shipwreck! When I first did the Shipwreck colour way a couple of months ago on a yak/silk base I was thinking of the iconic images of the wreck of RMS Titanic, the "unsinkable" ship that famously hit an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sank …