Living in England, tea is an important part of my diet (in fact I’m having one now), so when my mum gave me a gorgeous new teapot, I had to make a teacosy for it. Below are the instructions on how to make your own.
This is a very simple one, but from this basic you can add as much embellishment as you like (in fact I think Annelies has some great ideas for that department).
Yesterday I had itchy fingers so when I got home, I decided to make a small project I had found on Pinterest for this lovely little box pouch. Always comes in handy to have one of those laying around if only to look at:
When I redid our night stands a couple of weeks ago, the old bedside lamp I had looked a bit odd and did not match my bedroom anymore. So I dedcided to pimp the lamp shade to make it match the bedroom. Continue reading
I discovered a new technique: Applique
Kicking off this new blog with an exciting topic: knitting!
I’ve recently learn how to knit again (I learnt before from my gran when I was a little girl), luckily it’s like riding a bike, the movements still seemed to be in my fingers. What wasn’t like riding a bike was learning how to purl. I had never learned how to do this before, and it felt really jarring at first. But I managed to get over my initial scepticisim and now I’m enjoying my new-found ability to create all sorts of great patterns.
Here’s how I went about learning to knit: Continue reading