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 –
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
The Crafty Lass does… Hope the Whale TOFT crochet workshop – at The Natural History Museum!
So that’s it. I need to join the C.A. also known as Crochet Anonymous as I am officially addicted. Does it exist?? The little one naps? – Crochet. Contentedly jumping in his jumperoo for half an hour? – Surely I can fit in a few rounds of the latest project… Chores are being ignored, sleep
The Crafty Lass does… Talk at Women In Business Group!
I am very excited to announce that on Thursday 25th February 2016 – I have been asked to do a talk at The Women In Business Group! The location is TBC – but likely to be in/around the Basingstoke area… get the date in your diary! “Paula will be talking to us about how she went from
The Crafty Lass visits…The Women’s Institute Centennial Fair!
What a gloriously sunny day yesterday was! Well, it certainly was in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. I love Yorkshire – I am fortunate to have married a Yorkshire lad, so we do get to visit this beautiful part of our country fairly regularly – but it never ceases to amaze me
The Crafty Lass does… Children’s ‘Owl’ Decoupage Workshop!
Today was great – in fact it was a ‘hoot’! (Haha! – hoot, get it?) We had lots of lovely brightly coloured paper, feathers, little shiny gems, googly eyes, plenty of pva glue – and some cute owl photo frames to decorate. Held at Elaine Marston’s Studio at Turweston, Brackley – across a two hour workshop
Date for your diaries…!
I am excited to announce that The Crafty Lass will be holding a workshop in the Hobbycraft at Milton Keynes store – come and have a go at ‘decoupage’ letters! Saturday 26th September 2015 – and it will be running as a ‘drop in’ session between 11am and 3pm. Simply choose and buy your letter
The Crafty Lass does… Signature perfume!
I know you’d think that creating your own perfume is only an experience for the rich and famous, or the haute couture, or well trained perfumers – well this is not actually the case! Yesterday, myself and my mother-in-law (it was a last Christmas gift from us to her!) attended The Perfume Studio experience at
Brackley SEWcial – Fabric Flowers Corsage Workshop!
The Crafty Lass wants to get Brackley SEWcial! Do you love craft? Do you enjoy (or want to try!) sewing? Fancy meeting local people, or a night with friends? Want to handmake a new accessory? I am holding a ‘Fabric Flower Corsage Workshop’! The Green Room, Brackley – Thursday 20th August 6.30-8.30pm. Tickets are limited
The Crafty Lass does… Children’s Decoupage Workshop!
The Crafty Lass does… Glass Bead Making (Lampworking!)
Now this, is a well overdue blog post… a couple of months ago – towards the end of May, I had the wonderful experience of going ‘Lampworking’ – that’s glass bead making in case you were wondering! This was actually a gift from myself to one of my oldest and jewellery loving friends, Hayley. However, the workshop
The Crafty Lass does… Washi Tape Letters, Part 2!
Following my recent post: ‘The Crafty Lass does…Desk Art – Washi Tape Letters!‘, a friend – inspired by the bright colours and the ability to personalise the idea with her own choice of letters – she approached me to help her create some for a very thoughtful wedding gift! So, the Bride and Groom’s initials were ordered