Inspiration, Illustration and Childhood Memories

It’s Monday and the weather gods have decided to leave the tap on for us mere mortals.  On rainy days like these I’m often glad to have the chance to do some research, or sift through bits of information I’ve gathered at pace and not had the chance to read at leisure.  Over the past…

#WIDN Wednesday / Monochrome inspiration

A quick hello from me this week: the last several days have been busy/eventful, but I’ll have time for longer posts fairly soon, including the Thea Porter exhibition and my latest dressmaking challenge, my first coat! As you might’ve guessed, my enthusiasm for the Irene jumper hasn’t waned one bit.  Here’s the state of play…

Incapacitation / Inspiration

It has been an accident-prone week or so, beginning with last Monday.  The abridged version is that I suffered a head injury and spent last week resting, recovering, not doing very much and ultimately being bored.  (Lucky for me that I’d prescheduled last week’s post on new classes.)  I am slowly getting back to normal…

Creative Inkwells

I’m back to personal knits again – in fact, making in general.  I have some sewing projects on the go and will share those in a few weeks; the pile is growing and I need to slot in some time at the sewing machine!  Luckily the knitting is under control – relatively speaking – and…