Monthly Archives: November 2011

Yarn Along

My Christmas gift knitting has taken a back seat this week as I am finishing off custom orders – this will be my last week and I just can’t wait to get stuck into full time gift knitting soon. This … Continue reading

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The Advent Calendar

I made these little bags for an advent calendar before Kaya was born. I remember that for some reason I’d put my sewing machine on our coffee table and was sewing away kneeling uncomfortably on the floor. Even more so … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts: Felt Poinsettia

I thought I’d share a bit of advent crafts with you (elving is taking place secretly in the evenings, so most the photos are featuring some very cosy lighting). Now, I had to look up the name of that plant. … Continue reading

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People, look east, the time is near  Of the crowning of the year. Make your house fair as you are able, Trim the hearth and set the table. People, look east and sing today: Love, the guest, is on the … Continue reading

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Late one evening..

There has been quite a lot of late night stitching, sorting and labelling these last nights. And movie watching and chocolate eating too. This morning, I am off to Wynstones Waldorf School in Whaddon near Gloucester. Their yearly Christmas Market … Continue reading

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember. A happy weekend to all of you..

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Sweet Dreams

Since moving into his big boy bed, Kaya has been using a lovely duvet that his Turkish grandmother made him. Along with the pillow, she brought it when they came for a visit, back when Kaya was only a few … Continue reading

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