Lucias Fig Tree

Lifestyle, Stories, Travel

The blogstars weekend…

Overdue post… As usual, I am always the last one writing, all the other bloggers have uploaded their take on the weekend, and Kathryn  (http://www.crafternoontreats.com)  has also uploaded a podcast which is very good and informative and I would highly recommend it. http://www.youtube.com/crafternoontreatscrochet Here are the links to the other Blogstars if you want to listen or read more:   http://emmavarnam.co.uk/stylecraft-blogstars-a-little-bit-star-struck/  ...

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Lifestyle, Patterns, Stories, Travel

‘Emily’ my February blanket: a humble homage to the Brontë sisters.

As you probably knew already,  last weekend, I went to my first STYLECRAFT’S BLOGSTARS  meeting. It will take all week for the experience to sink in and  I am still in the process to write a blog entry about what I saw , who I met and millions of ideas and exciting new projects, but today I am going to give you an update on my plans for the February blanket. Stylecraft’s HQ is in Yorkshire in the north east of England, a wonderful rugged landscape well worth a visit if you got  ...

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Lifestyle, Patterns, Stories

THE JANUARY BLANKET IS DONE!!

First THANK YOU SOO MUCH for the lovely comments and likes , I m really glad that the first blanket of 2017 has been received so well, I am so glad you loved the colours even if the pictures  I posted on Instagram where not the best. The best way to appreciate the colours is  with an outdoor picture and I  have been stalking the sky for days now hoping for a break in the weather. this morning I managed  to take a few but the sky is like pewter colour and the light is poor too , those are  ...

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Lifestyle, Patterns, Stories, Travel

ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM AND CROCHET. WHY NOT?

Abstract expressionism and crochet…. I bet a lot  of people will find my statement total blasphemy. I don’t mind, if that is the case, and I apologise in the very unlikely eventuality that an art critic has stumbled upon my blog. The purpose of the entry is to tell the story how this blanket came about, and   how I have used  saturated colours. It all started with a pile of yarn , and the notion  to try something out of my comfort zone for a change. I wanted to use a  ...

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