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Creative practices of a textile artist from Queensland, Australia. Now living in Somerset, England.
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How to pickle Alexanders, three cornered leek bulbs and buds. Includes hot apple cider vinegar recipe. Continue reading
Our main building project at Olabe is now complete! Finishing up the yurt and working out the kinks in our yurt assembly process took about a week in total. You can read about the first few days of the project … Continue reading
My partner and I have been busy assembling a yurt in the Basque Country. We picked up a few tips and ideas you might want to consider if you are starting out on your first yurt building project. It has … Continue reading
Rosehip wine brewed at home I think ‘rose hip wine’ has to be the most adventurous of the foraged wine making I have attempted so far. The must has now been racked and the cereal-y smell created throughout the fermenting process has … Continue reading
Making crochet earmuffs for the winter chill Welcome to Part Three of my crochet earmuff tutorial! In Part One, I wrote about creating the crochet body, which the crochet petals are worked onto. In Part Two, I discussed how to … Continue reading
Making crochet earmuffs how-to, Part Two To save my sanity (pattern writing gets very tedious) I have broken up this post into three parts. Part One (making earmuffs for the winter chill) which includes the ingredients, can be found by following this … Continue reading
Making earmuffs to keep the cold out of my head I don’t know how everyone else does it in the northern hemisphere in winter. I swear, the cold blows straight into the part of my brain that gets a brain-freeze, … Continue reading
Vintage craft book adults have their shit together a lot better than their youthful counterparts. It’s probably because they chose to be there…but there’s a couple that are just amazing.
Fur and leather. I was recently passed down some items of sentimental value. There’s some kind of strange stuff; teeth, tusks, furs, leather tooling equipment, scrimshaw equipment… shells… hammers… photos…. Already sounds like an amazing contemporary art piece, or like … Continue reading