Humbug Free Christmas Shopping.

Humbug Free Christmas Shopping. Well, even though the TV and shops were shouting about it since Halloween, Christmas is finally here! The tree is up since the 1st December (it’s never been that early before), mince pies have been consumed and Hallmark movies are on a loop. What have I been doing since my last […]


Polly Dolly Cushions are here! Thanks to the amazing people at Pixalili in Donegal, I now have a lovely range of hand sewn cushions.   (Pink Polly) Measuring 50 cm square, they are made of 100% cotton with a polyester pillow stuffer inside. The backing fabric is a lovely duck egg blue cotton…. they are […]

How to sew a Goose.

  How to sew a goose. We’ll get to the goose soon…. Once upon a time I started a blog. This blog was called Scrapzville and I had it for many years. Looking back at the first year or two I see that I wrote long, rambling posts, as if you (the reader) and I¬†were […]

Quilt update.

Quilt update. Remember that quilt? I’m pretty sure my last blog post said something like,” Tune in next week for an update…” well, here it is almost a month later! I actually did finish it within that first week, of course you’ll just have to take my word for it, but I did. But here […]

Super Easy Quilt Making.

Super Easy Quilt Making. ‘Super easy quilt making’ is probably the wrong title for this post. It should actually read, ‘ Make it up as you go ‘. This morning I was doing my favourite Sunday morning activity. That would be drinking coffee in my p.j’s whilst browsing Pinterest – when I came across this: […]

Tweed Tote Bag.

Tweed Tote Bag. The Knitting and Stitching show was on in Dublin last week. There is no place like it for stocking up on crafting materials, especially the ones you didn’t know you needed! I should take a list, write down all the projects i’d like to do and what I will need to make […]

The Paint Bug.

The Paint Bug. The last few weeks have been a bit crazy. A lot crazy actually. We were away on holiday, then Zac went back to college. Tim had an minor surgery and then we had a family wedding. The holiday and wedding were fantastic and the surgery and college move went smoothly. I’m not […]

Home is the Nicest Word.

Home is the Nicest Word. According to the dictionary it means, ‘House or other dwelling’. To me it means love, family, comfort, safety, coziness. I am a home bird. My favourite place to be is home. Going on holiday is fabulous, but the day we’re returning i’m frantic to get back . It’s where my […]

Knit one, Purl one.

Knit one, Purl one.. Do you knit? Do you like cosy fires and winter days and knitting away the winter? In theory so do I, but for some reason whenever I get bitten by the knitting bug its summer time. You could argue the summer part, officially its Autumn, but the days are still fairly […]

Summer Art Class

Summer Art Class Despite the wind and rain in Kerry (cats and dogs I tell you!) it’s time for summer art class. There was nothing else for it today, it lashed rain all day. Not what you expect for the first of August, but it was a perfect day for staying inside and getting the […]