Blog en français · Crochet · Sewing / Couture

Pretty girly-girl bag

I had to laugh when Lisa checked a book out of the library about springtime felt projects – hint hint!! She’s obviously caught on to the fact that I enjoy making stuff … So after a little perusal of the book, we found a cute little felt bag. As felt isn’t the most robust material,… Continue reading Pretty girly-girl bag

Crochet · Gotta Love · Knitting / Tricot

Gotta Love: Ugly bug ball

Welcome to a new series of posts to mark the beginning of the week! I’ve decided to call it “Gotta Love” and it will mainly be dedicated to fun patterns and ideas from around the web. First in the new series is the Ugly Bug Ball. Ok, these bugs aren’t ugly, they’re actually pretty damn… Continue reading Gotta Love: Ugly bug ball


It’s all for a good cause

It’s Red Nose Day in the UK and together with a couple of expat colleagues, we organised a bake sale to raise money for the charity. Even though I love to bake and usually enlist my daugther’s help, this time round I decided that I would crochet a few goodies for the sale. Sticking with… Continue reading It’s all for a good cause

Sewing / Couture

For my petit chef

This weekend brought the excitement that any finished project does. In this case, I was not only happy with the result but also really proud to see the smile on my daughter’s face when I told her I’d finished! To have my work appreciated on such a level by my favourite fans is enough drive… Continue reading For my petit chef