• This Month’s Makes

    This Month’s Makes ~ July 2019

    I ended last month by going to a lovely Lace and Textiles fair hosted by The Devon Lace Teachers, where I (very excitedly) bought my first lace pillow, bobbins, thread, tools and books! Honiton lace has been something I have been wanting to learn for several years now and because of busyness I haven’t got around to starting. Which has mean that this month, I’ve put aside some of my lovely projects and really get started on my lacemaking journey. I’ve mostly been learning from books and making mistakes as I go along but I really am loving every moment. I began my journey with every beginner’s first motif –…

  • This Month’s Makes

    This Month’s Makes ~ May 2019

    It has been another busy month with Creatively Your’s first exhibition at a local concert and art exhibition at St John’s Church in Wellington, a new venue for future classes in June and July, a new venue for CreativiTEA social group and lots of making (which is what I always love the most!). Turkish Crochet Rug I have finally finished the Beginners Crochet Rug which I started last month. This project was frustrating to begin with because I was originally trying to include too many colours. But now that the colours are more focussed on a smaller palette, it made it much easier to decide how I wanted it to…

  • This Month’s Makes

    This Month’s Makes ~ April 2019

    It has been such a busy month this April: getting to grips with some of the business side of Creatively Yours, creating new samplers for further classes, building the CreativiTEA community at Taunton and then spending a lovely Easter in Cambridge with my husband’s side of the family. I even managed to fit in a class there too! So… what have I been making this month? Well, first of all, I finished the Swiss Darning (Knitting) sampler that I started last month. I wanted to create a unique knitting class which not only looks at the basic techniques of knitting suitable for beginners but also includes an easy way to…