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The Book of Haps

Recently I’ve been getting my knit on thanks the Kate Davies’ Book of Haps.    A Hap is a shawl traditionally worn by women working on the Scottish Islands. The book is fascinating and as well as the 13 modern … Continue reading

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Wedding ring cushion

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At the weekend not only was Glasgow bathed in glorious sunshine but my brother got married. It was an amazing day, everyone enjoyed themselves and I might have had a wee tear in my eye a couple of times before … Continue reading

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Seeing embroidery everywhere

While I was away on holiday last year I kept seeing embroidery EVERYWHERE. I only had one fashion exhibition in mind for the trip so it really made me smile to see it sometimes randomly. As I cut through Somerset … Continue reading

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London and Paris with my Olympus OM10

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As much as I enjoy snapping away with my digital camera and phone I love taking photos with my film cameras. There’s just something magical about not knowing whether or not I’ve managed to capture anything. If I want a … Continue reading

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Postcard Art Exhibition and Launch of “Suspend” by Weirdfolk

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This weekend there’s a wee exhibition opening in Glasgow. When I say wee I mean that all the art is postcard size, as with each artist submitting up to three pieces it’s certainly not going to be small in any … Continue reading

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Craftivism: #astitchintime for the #livingwage pt.2

Around this time last year Craftivist Collective along with Share Action started a positive campaign asking Marks and Spencer (M&S) to pay their staff the living wage. If you need a wee reminder here’s my blog post about it. A … Continue reading

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Weeks 2 & 3: the 100 Day Project

I’d hoped to give you a weekly update of my  progress with the 100 day project but work got in the way last week.  I also popped over to St Andrews to see the exhibition of pieces from the Wemyss … Continue reading

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Week 1: #the100dayproject

I thought I’d show you my progress on the 100 day project the I mentioned in my last post. So far I’m enjoying the challenge of creating different circles every day although, as I work irregular hours, it can be … Continue reading

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The 100 day project

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Almost late to the party but thanks to the wonder of Twitter I’ve heard about this project just before it starts. The idea is to get your creative juices flowing but working on a project every day for 100 days. … Continue reading

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2016: the year of fun

Don’t  know about you but when I look back at 2015 it seemed a tad meh and not enough yeehar. So this year I’m going to try to balance out the work with fun. January started well, I worked hard but … Continue reading