Hooking my way through the year…


I've recently started rug-hooking. It's the thing these days, post crewel embroidery... I sit in my living room, decorated by the crewel panels my mother did, copying her activity, only I pull little loops through the linen with a tiny hook instead of passing a needle through. It's part of my fibre education - sewing,…

Felting rocks and writing faith


A little break from countries today. The sun is shining bright against a bank of threatening grey clouds and that always puts me in a thoughtful mood. Plus I've been making things for Christmas. Felted things. There's something about changing the form of matter that appeals to me. Pottery, where you take mud and create…