Unexpected Beauty

We are creatures of habit.  Every day, I follow the same routine - which involves a commute into work via the Park and Ride site to my nearest city.  It's tedious, to say the least - especially with the long dark kicking in, coupled with the frosts and the mud and the cold.  I struggle … Continue reading Unexpected Beauty

The Making of Jewels

Last Christmas I pulled out a pattern by Lynda Taylor that had been in my cabinet for 3 years.  It is categorised as an 'Advanced' level project from Interweave.  I'll be honest, it was daunting - all that peyote stitch, shaping...fine stitching, detail.  But it was a now or never moment - I was ready to graduate … Continue reading The Making of Jewels