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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Feel the fear… And, do it anyway!

What are you afraid of?   When I was considering becoming self-employed, honestly – the main thing stopping me – was I was scared of doing my accounts. The admin, the paperwork. The every single receipt keeping. The checking every single thing. The worry. I am an organised person – I am actually (believe it

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Good things never came from comfort zones.

Rewind to 4 years ago. I WANTED to go self-employed – but there was no way I could. Me? Go self employed? Me, do my own accounts? Submit tax returns? Me, build my own website? Haha. Uhuh. OK. Not me.   I waited a while.   Fast forward to present day. Yes. OK… All that

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Charity Knitting Night!

On Tuesday 22nd May – as part of Dementia Awareness Week, The Crafty Lass is holding a charity knitting night where we are knitting Twiddlemuffs…   What are they?! 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 –

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Are you getting married…?

Are you getting married? 💕 Are you looking for some ‘different’ flowers? 🌷 Well how about making them yourself and keeping them afterwards too! 💕   The Crafty Lass® craft workshops across the next couple of months can teach you a variety of different techniques in both fabric and paper. For further information please visit

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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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The Crafty Lass – Reflections of a BusyBusyBusy Crafty Year!

Well, it’s Christmas weekend… Not quite sure how we suddenly got to this point of the year… it has absolutely flown by – but boy has it been busy!   Within the last 12 months – we have seen such a change to our lives – little man has gone from the tiny, cuddly little

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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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