Happy Galentines Day

I’m loving the new February 14th concept that is Galentines Day. (Boys, you need one too). It’s great to hear of all those single.. and not-single girls getting together to have fun on a night that’s been well and truly hijacked by couples. It’s about time, I say. It’s a while since I last did a granny …

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Graduated Stripe Buggy Blanket

Another new baby in the ‘hood….a boy.   Seems that there are lots of boys being born round here at the moment.  Means only one thing…. …yep, another blanket.   This time I had hardily any time to whip one up.  Wait…. I really shouldn’t say that – handmade items are NEVER ‘just whipped up’.  So a …

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For Mums

It’s Mothers day again over here in the Uk. I can’t believe it’s come round again. How time flies.  Big bunches of flowers, lovely handmade cards from the little ones, having breakfast in bed or lunch down the pub – it’s all going on in this part of the world today. But let’s spare a …

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Hearts – not just for Lovers.

It’s nice to take time to appreciate those you love but, let’s be honest, Valentines day is not everyones cup of tea. Red Roses, Chocolate Hearts, or candle-lit dinners – been there, done that, have come out the other end – now totally indifferent…….  so I’m not going to go on about love… or romance.  Having said that, I do love …

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Gifts for the boys….Tidy Bag

There’s nothing nicer than a handmade gift. I love ’em. But Boys?….. simple handmade gifts for boys (and by that I mean men) – now, that’s a tricky one, especially with the men I know. They seem to be much more discerning, more fussy than any girl. They totally get the handmade thing but with …

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Ring in the New – 2014

It’s been….. a good…. 2013…. but 2014…. is going to…. get more… Interesting. Watch this space…. Wishing all you thredheads a Happy, Healthy, Lucky and Creative New Year.  XXX thredHED