Archive for December, 2009

Merry Christmas!

December 23rd, 2009 | Other | 10 Comments

Just popping in here to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas! Thank you all so much for being here for me this year. See you bright and early in 2010!


December 18th, 2009 | Other | 10 Comments

This little chair came home with me from the charity shop the other day. I don’t really know why as no-one in the house plays with dolls. Although, now it’s next to my lovely felt dog   I want to make a Julie Arkell inspired doll for it. Wouldn’t that be nice? Much nicer than going to the bank, supermarket, […]

Rose hips

December 14th, 2009 | Sewing, Stitcheries | 9 Comments

No, I didn’t really have the time to embroider some rose hips. But I did it anyway. Now, I’d better get back to the list…                          


December 10th, 2009 | Family, Sewing | 12 Comments

I saw a camel costume in the supermarket and was sorely tempted to buy it. Really tempted. But, of course I didn’t. Instead I decided that the costume had to cost nothing (or I may as well have bought the supermarket version) and that it could only take me 2 hours to make (as he’s only wearing […]


December 9th, 2009 | Crochet and Knitting | 10 Comments

So far this week I’ve taken a very muddy walk with the boys. And knitted a pair of stripey fingerless gloves for a friend for Christmas. I just copied everyone else (as usual) and made these.   The rest of the week will be spent making Joe a camel costume. It has to be in school by Friday morning.  That’s […]


December 3rd, 2009 | Other | 2 Comments

I allowed myself a little aimless wander around the web today (as I’ve worked really hard the last few days). And here’s what I found:   * Joanna Lumley reading her autobiography on radio 7 * Wool and water blog * Two and Six blog Hope you like them too!    

Home Sweet Sewn

December 2nd, 2009 | Other | 9 Comments

Yesterday I had lunch with my friend Ginny. I gave her shop bought soup. She gave me a signed copy of her charming new book. Clearly I need to make more effort… Anyway, Ginny wrote ‘Your book next, Janet’ now there’s a challenge if ever I heard one!       P.S. Don’t forget to join in with Julia’s […]