Upcycled patchwork blanket

In my previous post I shared some of the lockdown crafting that I’ve been busy doing over the past eight weeks. In that I shared the patchwork and applique centre section of a mini quilt that I’d completed using fabric from an old bedding set and my scraps stash. After finishing this section I started […]

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Watercolour – Tulips

I absolutely love this image of tulips; from the pink and purple colours to the delicacy of the petals, it’s just beautiful. This watercolour was taken from the book Watercolour Flowers by Julie King. I cannot recommend this book enough as it has very clear step by step instructions along with pull out templates which […]

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Lockdown Lowdown – Art

As promised in my crafting post, here is a catchup on some of the art I have worked on during lockdown. Spring Pansies in watercolour These originated from Facebook group that I stumbled upon. The Art of Wellness is run by Derwent ambassadors and its aim is to promote the mental health benefits of art […]

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Lockdown lowdown – crafting

Since I last wrote on here in early March so much and yet so little has happened. We are in the middle of the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic and that means “lockdown”; approaching week 7 in the UK. So, while our options for being out of the house are limited, my personal options of craftwork and art […]

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