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Emma Brown
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Dyed Bluefaced Leicester Top - Carding and then Spinning.
I enjoy spinning with a variety of colours, so the next step for me was to dye my  own  fibre.  I began with my favourite fibre - Bluefaced Leicester. I used  natural combed top. Trying to decide which colour to make first is the hard part... mixing up the ...

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Recycled Wool
These colourful creations were actually a scarf belonging to my daughter, and after many winters of keeping Hollie warm and cosy, the scarf wasn't used any more, so I got thinking - how I could reuse the wool as it is such a lovely combination of colours, a...

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Egg Box Sunflowers Update
So I'm back with an update on the sunflowers that started their little journey back in May, when they were only little seedlings... Now look at them! Some were eaten by the naughty snails and slugs  in our garden, some were damaged by the wind, however this...

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Egg Box Sunflowers
My son Bradley has been growing plants at school recently,  and as it's now Spring time,  we thought that it would be fun to grow some giant sunflowers at home! I gathered empty egg boxes for him to use as mini plant pots, and he (not so carefully!) filled ...

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Cosy Wool for Birds Nests
As you may know from my previous post, I have found a new love for spinning my own yarn! As it is the nesting season, I thought it was an ideal time to share with you an environmentally friendly tip!  With all the excess strands of fibre that I can't use fo...

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Spinning - Making My Own Yarn
Since my love of Alpacas began, I thought about the process from fleece to yarn, and that's when I became a spinning fanatic! I was then lucky enough to receive my very own Kromski Fantasia Spinning Wheel as a present from my family! To begin with, I found ...

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Flower Power Pot
The perfect give idea for someone special is this hand-decorated pot! Using a cross stitch cardboard pot, I covered the removable disk in the lid with cute polka-dot material and added one of my own crochet flowers - they are really easy to make! Last but n...

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Flower Power Pot
The perfect give idea for someone special is this hand-decorated pot! Using a cross stitch cardboard pot, I covered the removable disk in the lid with cute polka-dot material and added one of my own crochet flowers - they are really easy to make! Last but n...

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Winter Warmer - Bread & Butter Pudding
It tastes as good as it looks, and is best served warm! It's still winter and cold outside, so it's the ideal time to make some warm and tasty puddings! I've recently been making Bread & Butter Pudding for my family, which has satisfied our taste buds and h...
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