The uber-business woman admits to the Daily Mail that she loves it. Fair – it’s an amazing de-stressor – but, still. She’s got FIVE kids and a MEGA job. I write about this kind of thing, and still rarely get the time to make.
I’m glad she does though.
Yes, ladies and gents, if you so wanted (and had the skills and patience of artist Noortje de Keijzer), you too could knit yourself a bloke (via incrediblethings.com).
(In other, related news, today is my lovely boyfriend’s birthday. Happy birthday J.)
Why thank you, Lee Broom. You are a most talented designer and I LOVE these crystal bulbs.
The craft ledge and rapper actually have loads in common. Doing jail time, baking special brownies …
I wanna be in their gang.
While we’re talking about craft things I missed while I was concentrating on the Olympics, NIKE + KNITTING IN LOVE MAGAZINE. OMFG.
“An intuitive sewing machine designed to simplify threading and speed control for the user has been chosen as one of the eight UK James Dyson Award runners up and will progress to the international stage,” says Eureka Magazine
Please Mr Dyson, let it win. I want one so very much.
And it’s the number of people quoted in one form or another in my forthcoming craft book, Material World.
I think I’ve surprised myself at how many that is.
Love her or hate her, you still totally want to be her: she’s hosting a new show, Craft Wars.
‘As a lifelong crafter, I love how crafting gives you the opportunity to really express yourself and show your creativity. It’s an amazing outlet and nothing shows love more than something homemade,’ she said.
It’s like music to your ears, right?
This is a highly amusing dilemma I came across online …
‘Dear Miss Lonelyhearts: I suspect my wife is addicted to porn. I didn’t know, because she has a “sewing room” which was of so little interest to me, I never checked what she did in there. I knew she had TV and movies on while she sewed and never bothered to look. I thought they were chick flicks — romantic comedies. Then one day she had to run out quickly and I was looking for the remote and chanced to look in her sewing room. Imagine my surprise when there was a movie lying there with a name so dirty I can’t even tell you…’ Read on here.
As you might remember, I’m a bit of a fan of made-over shoes.Which is why I’m rather taken with these, from Catwalk Queen.