Wonderful Wonderwool Wales

Wonderwool Wales - Sometimes Things Go to Plan! I've wanted to go to Wonderwool Wales for several years, but we have always been busy that weekend. Usually I go to Quilts UK in Malvern a few weeks later, however, this year, I'm involved in Woollen Woods instead (more on this later). He…

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Colours of Yorkshire

In Need of a Break Sometimes you just need a break. It's not always logical, after all, the Christmas holidays were only a few weeks ago. But, I had a fibromyalgia flare in January, followed by very mild cold that dragged on and on, leaving me exhausted. I wasn't even sure I should…

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See Textiles at Nine Independent Shows

Banish the Winter Blues Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. I don't know about you, but the winter months are not my favourite time of year. If it's not raining, it's cloudy, dull, damp and cold. We can't make the Sun come out, but we…

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Quilts UK 2014

Sunshine, Quilts and Chestnuts! Malvern in May If you only ever visit a certain place at the same time of year then that place will be associated with things that you see in that season. So it is for me and Malvern. Every year I go to Malvern to the…

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Stash Fine Yarns

Yarn Shop Day It's been a while since I last wrote a blog post. I have plenty to write about and lots of photos, but little time to post; life has been extremely busy. So, since it's Yarn Shop Day on Saturday, I thought I'd make my first May post about…

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Making a Wool Wash Bag

Sewing for Knitting I thought I'd take a break from the technical knitting posts and tell you about a sewing project that I finished last year, but have not had the time to write about. This time I decided to make the laundry bag from the Great British Sewing Bee…

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The Big Textile Show

There seems to be at least one yarn or textile festival every weekend at the moment.  I've been suffering from real indecision about which ones to visit.  Last weekend was one of my few free weekends until December, so it was fantastic to be able to visit a local event.…

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