My first commissioned piece!

Hello creatives, So recently I was asked if I could help out with a birthday present. They said they looked everywhere for a nice toy camel but couldn’t find anything nice or cheap enough to give as a birthday present, so they approached me! ME!  Now as you may have seen, I have only ever made…

Picking myself up again

Hello creatives, If you read my last post you’ll know that the past few weeks haven’t been easy. However, the way I have coped is by keeping my mind busy (or else everything hits me like a truck and I’m a sobbing mess). It may not work for everyone, but I thought I’d let you…

Heartache

I lost my warrior.  My grandmother was the cheekiest, purest soul.  She left this world with me by her side at 4.05am on the 2nd of March 2017 in a very peaceful manner.  She put up such a fight, but unfortunately, it was a battle she wasn’t going to win at the beautiful age of…

Tragedy & Kind People

Hello creatives, Today is difficult. Today is not how I’d planned today. Wednesday evening I was flying to Spain from Nottingham, yesterday afternoon I was travelling back home to Scotland, and now I am sat at the bedside of my warrior, my grandma.  If you read my Reflection post you’ll know that my beautiful grandma has…

And I’m off!

Sooo I really wanted to put up another update post before today, but typical me left it last minute, and now I’m finding myself in the queue to board my flight to Spain attempting to get my post up! Silly silly me… Well here’s a mini update, as I’ll put a proper one when I…

It can’t just be me..?

Hello Creatives! So I just neeeeed to vent on my situation with my crochet projects!  First of all, I am a completely impatient person with ADHD..  So, when it comes to crocheted items that come in a pair, I am so excited to get one done (I’m currently half way through mittens!) and will complete…

Project and life update… 12/02/17

Hello creatives, So I’ve been really slow with progressing on any projects recently! With having my masters research project proposal due, and being between cars whilst mine was in the garage, I’ve been slacking! Throughout the night last night my other half was up every hour after being hit with his third lot of norovirus!…

Project Updates – 3rd Feb 2017

Hello, creatives!  I told you I’d keep you updated on projects, and that’s exactly what I’m doing, woo! Current projects: Bunny Soft Toy:  I finally finished her! She’s got all her limbs now and is currently sat in my yarn basket waiting for her dress to be made!  I absolutely love her and all her…

Project Updates – 29th Jan 2017

Hello! I’ve finally finished my first semester of my masters! woohoo! So in celebration, my other half and i celebrated by a trip to Ikea, a trip to the game store and a trip to HOBBYCRAFT! Current projects:  Bunny Soft Toy:  So i’ve been making up a bunny soft toy to perfect my own pattern…

Solid Granny Square Tutorial

Hello! So i’ve recently restarted my youtube channel, not that there was much of it before, and will be dedicating it to crochet videos and possibly some lifestyle videos! Today, i uploaded a video where i speak through a tutorial for crocheting a solid granny square and thought that i would type the pattern up…

When a hobby turns into an ADDICTION!

Hello again! I picked up crochet on the 28th of December 2016, therefore it has taken me less than two weeks to realise i love it (well this was established day one…) and develop this collection along with a woven basket! I have had so much work to do for my Masters Degree, and still…

New Hobby!

As busy as I have been, with approximately 12,000-13,000 words and an exam to be completed by the end of this month, and the christmas period being hectic and expensive as ever… I HAVE A NEW HOBBY, I HAVE STARTED CROCHET! One evening around 6pm when I was back home, i turned to mum and…