Watermelon Cotton

Well, just as I was getting used to sitting on the sofa looking at Ikea kitchens online and grumbling about the “consumer society” approach to buying things for new babies, I was nicely brought back to weaving by a lady from Australia – I never thought when I first made a set of place matsContinue reading “Watermelon Cotton”

Actually that would be a baby or 4…and some more place mats

Lots of babies! Today I spoke to some friends in Malaysia, and discovered that they are also expecting a baby! What’s kind of interesting about all this is that we’re all somewhere between 16 – 20 weeks pregnant and we’ve all only just fessed up in the past couple of weeks. As well as Nula’sContinue reading “Actually that would be a baby or 4…and some more place mats”

The (Linen) bit in the middle

Well, after what seems like “my year of wool” (in fact it was only¬†4 months!), I knew I’d be heading for a reaction, and it came in the form of linen last weekend. Out with the winter wool, and in with the spring linen. I wanted to do something relatively quick and satisfying, so IContinue reading “The (Linen) bit in the middle”

The Great Green-ness

My husband has just been commenting on the prevalence of green in my recent designs (scarves both on and off the loom)…mmm, this is true. But what can I say – “Green” is like air (as far as I’m concerned)! How do you exist without “GREEN”??? (Besides, green’s in the colour forecasts for autumn /Continue reading “The Great Green-ness”

The latest Project (and the best excuse for not doing the ironing)

It’s not that I get around to doing the ironing more than once every 2 months anyway, but I’ve currently got the “Leaning Tower of Ironing” hiding in the wardrobe and after receiving a small commission on Friday evening, it’s probably going to need to be rewashed before it gets anywhere close to an iron.Continue reading “The latest Project (and the best excuse for not doing the ironing)”