Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I’m particularly excited about. In Part 1, I featured one of my project bags and in Part 2 I showed you my shawl pins. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with […]
Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I’m particularly excited about. In Part 1, I featured one of my project bags and in Part 2 I showed you my shawl pins. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with … Continue reading Sunday Showcase Part 3 – Stitch Markers
Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I'm particularly excited about. Last time I featured one of my project bags. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with my shawl pins. Apart from being a purely functional item to … Continue reading Sunday Showcase Part 2 – Shawl Pins
Following on from the Week 1 summary of #yarnlovechallenge, here is a round up of the second week's posts: Day 8: Where I Craft. When the weather is nice, I love to craft outside in the garden, though usually I can be found sewing in the dining room or knitting on the sofa. And … Continue reading YarnLoveChallenge Week 2
Sunday Showcase Part 1 Drawstring Project Bag with Outside Pockets
Festiwool will always be special for me. Back in 2014 it was my first outing as GardeningWitch Designs. I shared a stall with my very good friend, Jane, who was selling her lovely crocheted jewellery as Knitted Jam. I was very nervous - would people like my products? Would they buy from me? Would … Continue reading Festiwool 2016
Festiwool is back for its third year in Hitchin on Saturday 12th November and I will be there for my third year as GardeningWitch Designs. I'm looking forward to it and have been assessing stock. Here is a selection of the items that I will be bringing along. Hope to see you there! … Continue reading Getting ready for Festiwool 2016
Earlier this year I attended a series of events for small business owners. I still have to remind myself that I AM a small business owner, really I am. Not just an imposter in a room full of talented and intelligent folk. But I digress ... It was at one of these events that … Continue reading Makers collaborate.
Earlier in the year, I was listening to the fabulous A Playful Day podcast. The host, Kate, put forward the idea of The Maker’s Year, a creativity and sustainable living challenge with a seasonal focus, asking folk to share our projects and what making means to us. This struck a chord with me at the … Continue reading The Maker’s Year, Part One: How did I get to where I am now?
So much for blogging a little more frequently ... I see that my last post was about Festiwool 2014. And here we are in August 2015, and I am planning for this year's Festiwool. It will be on Saturday 14th November, at the North Hertfordshire College in Hitchin. I will be there as GardeningWitch Designs and … Continue reading Festiwool 2015