A gift of crochet

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I was, quite simply, overwhelmed by the generosity of a friend made over the last year through our respective blogs, when early this year I received an email from the TheGrangeRange asking if she could contribute anything to my wedding day.

Table settings

Table settings

I thought long and hard about Geraldine’s generous offer of her time and skill when she could have been busy creating for herself. Read the rest of this entry

Wedding daze.

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Yes, I’m back.Handmade wedding bouquets Yes, I have photos.

Yes, it did get a little messy with 60 adults intent on having a good time. Read the rest of this entry

African Flower Yumminess

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Welcome to my fifth Minerva Crafts post. Where has that time gone?

African flower cushion

This project was pure induldgence. I have always wanted to make a African Flower cushion. Read the rest of this entry

Mandala

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Mandala

I’ve not even picked up a crochet hook this week. I’ve been working through my list of ‘things to get done’ before family and guests pop in next weekend. I’m hoping for a scene of organised calm rather than one in which you could plan a treasure hunt by following the threads on the floor and dig for gold under stash mountains. Read the rest of this entry

Hen night bunting

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Not made by me, this gorgeous bunting, but my friend Claire.Wedding bunting

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Clutch bags for wedding days

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Clutch bags for wedding days

After I’d stopped procrastinating and got down to sew, these clutch bags came together very quickly.

What do you think? Bridesmaid clutch bags This was my first make for White Tree Fabrics. Read the rest of this entry

Strawberry Jam Day

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I wasn’t planning on making jam today. The strawberries at our local ‘pick your own’ are not usually ready until the last ball is struck at Wimbledon.
It was a good thing I checked.Strawberry Jam

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