christmas come early!

christmas come early!

For some lucky individuals, such as Beancurd (below), Christmas does not seem so very far away. He was, today, a fortunate dinosaur indeed, as he…

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geek accessories

geek accessories

Today was a great day of freedom – it began with my handing in the last essay of term at 2:30am, and got steadily better…

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further woven success

further woven success

My second ever woven creation is now a useful purpose-serving object! It took me a little longer than two more weaving sessions, after what I…

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stripes all over

stripes all over

This is what I consider to be the first proper project I’ve made on my whizzy new sewing machine. It was originally conceived about three…

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squeaky

squeaky

Another monster is complete. This one even got a squeaker inside, thanks to Maud, who managed to extract it from one of her poor toys….

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woven success

woven success

I’ve just finished making my first ever woven creation from last summer into a cushion cover at last! I was chuffed with it when I…

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my manta ray is all right

my manta ray is all right

So the manta’s eyes arrived at last, and I was finally able to put the creature together. I think I was a bit over-cautious with…

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on how good intentions are not always enough

on how good intentions are not always enough

So inevitably my plan failed. Actually, I like to think it wasn’t totally inevitable. But I had to go and embark on a long and…

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tidying up

tidying up

The fact that I am more than a little nervous about having to design a monster, combined with the fact that my desk and knitting…

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halfway to a scarf

halfway to a scarf

Tonight I finally reached the halfway point in the most complicated and time-consuming of the three scarves I am presently knitting. It is a scarf…

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