The Journey

People keep asking me, what is next? There are lots of exciting things happening, but the one thing about this journey – it is all about putting yourself out there, and seeing what happens. Saying ‘yes’ to things perhaps I wouldn’t normally do… and also learning when you actually can say ‘no’. There IS such

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The best-laid plans of mice and (craftswo)men.

I am pretty sure that 99% of my blog posts start about how busy I have been. But, it’s true…! That – and/or, I am knackered… And, the year flies by… the featured image is over 15 months ago – what?! Anyone who tells you that the self-employment route is easy, is LYING! Yes, I

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NEW – THE CRAFTY LASS CHRISTMAS WORKSHOPS!

You might be thinking – it’s August. You might be thinking – it’s too HOT for Winter?! You might be thinking – what craft workshops are available at The Crafty Lass for Christmas?!   Well – the dates are HERE! Tickets are not yet live for booking – but it doesn’t mean you can’t get

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I don’t like rollercoasters.

I don’t like rollercoasters. In fact I hate them! I am that one that will gladly wait at the finish with the coats and bags. I just don’t see the point of them! WHY would you allow yourself to be transported through the air by metal and engineering to feel sick and full of adrenaline?!

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Life. Got. Busy.

So, blogging used to be a thing. In fact – I should start that sentence again. It used to be THE thing. This business started out as a blog, (and I quote) with the aim as… ” a design, craft and things to be inspired by website and blog – but the long term plan

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Charity Craft Night – Knit a ‘Twiddlemuff’!

Twiddlemuffs. No, we hadn’t heard of them either… They sound funny… however, they are actually very important for Dementia sufferers. These are knitted hand ‘muffs’ that have various things attached to ‘twiddle’ with – like buttons, pompoms etc. They provide comfort and stimulation. They are also very much needed and very simple to make –

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NEW for 2018! The Crafty Lass does… Sketchbook Creativity Class including ‘Bind Your Own Sketchbook’!

An exciting and creative new event here at The Crafty Lass… Why not try something new for 2018? #NewYearNewSkill Tuesday evenings: 19.15 – 21.15  The Crafty Lass – Sketchbook Creativity Class including ‘Bind Your Own Sketchbook’. Come and enjoy a chance for some weekly social creativity out of your busybusybusy day at ‘The Crafty Lass’ Old

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The Crafty Lass does… Gift Vouchers!

✂️ Do you know someone crafty? ✂️ Would they like to come along to a The Crafty Lass workshop? ✂️ Do you still need to buy a Christmas present…? ✂⭐EXCITING NEWS⭐✂ The Crafty Lass now sells gift vouchers! What a good idea for a crafty Christmas present? Vouchers can be bought in denominations of £5.00

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‘Twas the night before Craftmas

It’s fair to say, as I have stated many a time on this blog, I love Christmas. Not just a little liking. LOVE. It’s not just about Christmas Day – it’s the build up and magic. It’s the time spent with family, cosy nights indoors, the parties, the decorations, the FOOOOD, and of course the

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The Handmade Fair 2018

I hinted the other day on all the usual social media channels – about some VERY super-duper amazingly exciting crafty news… well I am absolutely beyond delighted to be able to announce that… The Crafty Lass is going to be teaching craft workshops at The Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair next year! 11th-13th May 2018, Ragley

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The Crafty Lass does… Northamptonshire Day!

Although having been a resident of Northamptonshire for several years now – I was sadly, actually unaware until last month that there was such a thing as both a special ‘Northamptonshire Flag’ – and also a special county ‘Northamptonshire Day‘ on 25th October… Did you know? BBC Radio Northampton have also been holding a wonderful

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The Crafty Lass does… Workshop planning!

My mind is bursting to the brim full of ideas, my Pinterest page is certainly busy – but what is best? And what is achievable? A little while ago when I first started to plan for The Crafty Lass, I sent out a little ‘Survey Monkey’ questionnaire for some feedback as to what people would

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