Crochet Love

Crochet Love

One of my fave Christmas presents was one I found myself, ordered from Kalahari.net and then told my mom she had to give to me! 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet by Lesley Stanfield is giving me lots of joy as I work my way through the gorgeous blooms! [And so are the...
Cultivar Crochet

Cultivar Crochet

What a busy week – not much time for blogging.  I did manage a prototype Wine Bottle cover after we received an enquiry! Otherwise we had family here from Belgium.  It is always good to see your home city through visitors eyes and I enjoyed showing them around a...

Design

Design Stories Puzzle Pot – Perfect for Dry Arrangements This textured grey puzzle pot with turquoise rings formed part of the Intellectual Property Exhibition at Alliance Francais in Durban earlier this year.  It was the first larger piece that I made from...

artisanal lifestyle

  Encouragement to learn basic crafts and so to make the most of the abundance we have in our own hands and environment.   Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Community: The Structure of Belonging Rethink: The Way You Live Pages of thought provoking...

beautiful books

I am passionate about how-to books. The making process fascinates me. These are the beautiful books that form part of my large personal collection. I have also listed some on my wishlist *. Paper flowers are so satisfying to make and surprisingly long lasting –...