Lilac Baby Dress

This dress, from Anna Maria Horner’s Handmade Beginnings book, amazingly only took one day to cut out and make. It would have taken even less…

Sunday on Columbia Road

A free Sunday means a stroll down either Brick Lane or Columbia Road. Yesterday, I chose Columbia Road. It’s not especially buggy-friendly, so I left…

Knit Nation

I managed to get to Knit Nation after our break in Anglesey (photos to come). I was thinking about it but having had to forgo…

Socks

There’s something about knitting socks which non-knitters really don’t understand. Maybe it’s because socks are now so cheap to buy, so ordinary and throw-away. But…

Sewing room

Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to put up many of my photos as the walls in this house are concrete. If anything needs hanging up,…

Brick Lane Farmer’s Market

A new farmer’s market has just opened a stone’s throw from the house. It’s at St Matthias School, just off the Bethnal Green Road end…

Linen shorts

I have been meaning to make something from the lovely linen I have for sale in my shop for ages, but its been such a…