Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Red shoes in our house.

Each pair has its own story. One pair of little red shoes for our birthday girl, mysteriously never arrived by post. The new ones ordered did arrive but kept going missing and turned up just in time for christmas as if by magic. Another pair has been taken to the cobblers lots of times to be stretched, now the assistant doesn't even charge me or say a word, we just exchange a glance and he just takes them from me for another little stretch, knowing I'm so close and love them too much to give up now. Red shoes are special.

Monday, 19 December 2011

Pearl brings home the christmas tree.

Wishing you merry merryment and thanks for following. love from pearl and myself.

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Not my cottage, Its Ruths

Sadly not my cottage. This is Ruth's cottage from the BBC series Edwardian Farm. Filmed at Morwellham Quay in Tavistock, Devon. The robin had flown in and was happy sitting on the old sewing machine. Wonderful place to visit, we had fun dressing up in all the replica costumes.

Friday, 9 December 2011

My favourite christmas bed time book .

'Shall I knit you a Hat' A Christmas yarn. by Kate Klise.

Sunday, 4 December 2011

Hankie window

This post is for my favourite blog this year - 'Fading Grace '. I was inspired by her hankies on a line collection, although I don't know what she did with hers. It was enough to set my brain making my hankie collection into this curtain for my kitchen window - it will let lots of light in and hide the seagull poo. It was also the first time I couldnt thread a needle with out glasses, hence the peeper keepers.

Saturday, 3 December 2011

Friday, 2 December 2011

Ok, Lavender pants.

Don't let Christmas be pants. This post is for Teresa. Another little gift, ideal for teachers and friends.

Thursday, 24 November 2011

my Pixie Pin Cushions.

This post is for pixie at the lovely blog, the craftenook.blogspot

Pixie Pin Cushions

I've Started making little gifts for thank yous at christmas. These are fun and easy peasy to make.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

It felt a bit grey today

So why not paint the allotment gate yellow.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

I work here

This is my work desk and baskets filled to go to do a workshop .Anyone know were I can get the plastic covers for shopping baskets. I remember them from cooking at school. thanks .hx

Monday, 21 November 2011

Travel dolls in vintage tins by me

These are my special travel dolls in vintage tins ,they have lavender filled pillows ,bedding and bowls .

Slow down Autumn, you are going too fast.

My Autum hats and Dolls.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

My favourite Cafe

I forgot to tell you about my favourite cafe. The Railway Carriage Cafe, next to the Trading Post. It's in Somerset on the way to Barrington Court National Trust house. The cafe is run by Katy Bull with proper homely food - it's such a treat. For better directions and opening times contact Katy ktbull@gmail.com

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Oh I do I do love a headscarf

It's true, I do love a headscarf. I'm under no illusion of looking glamorous. I'm more Monty Python old woman! I'd never wear one in my own town, but my chance came to live the dream in the anonimity of Bath town centre in the rain last week. I wear my headscarf with joy, much to the amusement of my family.
I was awarded for my bravery when I came across the Makery, a sewing emporium and found this headscarf oil cloth.

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Woolly Wednesday

Yep Woolly Wednesday is coming around again. Lots of half term activites like my woolly Dahlias. Come and join us at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton East Devon 10.30-12.00 on the 26th, more info at info@thelmahulbert.com Also the Amazing Cleo Mussi mosaic exhibition is still on until November and well worth seeing. Ok folks have a great weekend.

Saturday, 22 October 2011

My sheddy extension.

Down the allotment again, have finished of the varanda it's definatley green, I have used just recycled materials. It's not glamorous in any way. It's more shabby shack, but i love it, my favourite place to be.