les triplettes du tour

les triplettes du tour

They’re not quite as hench as the Triplettes de Belleville, although they’re trying their best. I made this trio of winning Tour de France handkerchiefs…

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the wind-up sheep in yorkshire

the wind-up sheep in yorkshire

This is just a quick post to share something funny I discovered while on holiday last Easter. It would seem that if ever there were…

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baskets and other cases

baskets and other cases

The first creative thing I did in 2013 was go on a basket-making course. I’ve long had an interest in baskets, and when I ended up doing…

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a slow start to 2013

a slow start to 2013

Happy 2013! I’m sure you thought I’d given up and found newer and better forms of diversion by now, but no – I’m still lurking…

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not quite hooked

not quite hooked

Oh crochet woe is me. The night before last, since I had worked so hard all day (I know it was Sunday but I’m translating…

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the sense of a beginning

the sense of a beginning

I don’t know why, but today feels like the beginning of something new. I can’t put my finger on what it is, but it’s probably…

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dogwalk show autumn/winter 2012

dogwalk show autumn/winter 2012

It all started when I went to New York last year. I was bowled over every time we went outside by how stylish all the…

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the last of the summer sun

the last of the summer sun

This is always the saddest time of the year, when the days grow shorter and sunshine becomes a rare commodity. I know it might sound…

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travels with a hanky

travels with a hanky

OK so I didn’t quite go travelling with a hanky, but it seemed like far too good an opportunity to miss a reference to Stevenson…

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not to be sneezed at

not to be sneezed at

Following the success of my last set of bespoke embroidered goods – the armadillo collection, last spring – I decided that personalised stitchery, when there…

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