Tag: craft

Etsy Gift Guide – England

Etsy Gift Guide – England

My home country of England was the inspiration for this Etsy gift guide. There are creative spirits across the land, incorporating tastes of their surroundings into their art. I took a journey from north to south, looking for everything from raw craft materials to finished […]

Etsy Gift Guide – Craft for Kids

Etsy Gift Guide – Craft for Kids

There are many facets to the world of creating and craft for kids is the focus of this Etsy gift guide. Whether messy or neat, abstract or precise, there’s something for everyone’s style. Children’s creativity could be sparked with traditional handcrafts like knitting and sewing, […]

Etsy picks: Craft materials

Etsy picks: Craft materials

There’s a huge range of craft materials on offer at Etsy, sitting alongside the many finished pieces available. You’ll find just the right material, or embellishment, with which you can add sparkle, fun, or elegance to your work. A finishing touch such as character buttons, jewels, […]

Pink cable knitting stitch – Society6 collection

Pink cable knitting stitch – Society6 collection

Maybe one day I’ll get my fingers and brain around cable stitch in knitting, but for now it’s a bridge – or needle – too far! There’s no denying its appeal though and so I commissioned a stretch of it for my photography. You’ll find […]

Behind the scenes – Knitting treats

Behind the scenes – Knitting treats

Every time I do a row, I get an M&M, because I’m a grownup. A grownup with a blue tongue.

Behind the scenes: Knitting again

Behind the scenes: Knitting again

Thanks to geotagging I know exactly where I was on the M25 when I took this. Happily I’ve always been able to read, or do something other than just stare out of the window as a passenger in the car and autumn beginning seemed a […]

Etsy picks: Washi tape

Etsy picks: Washi tape

See Sarah Doow’s Etsy picks – Washi tape I think I must have used washi tape in some of the most unromantic ways you could think of. I bought myself some bright, bold colours and rather than putting this magic tape to use in projects […]

Etsy picks: Wooden toys

Etsy picks: Wooden toys

See Sarah Doow’s Etsy picks – Wooden toys There is certainly something charming about wooden toys, over plastic ones. For all the prevalence of plastic in this day of age, I think you’d be hard pressed to find a child’s toy box devoid of wooden […]

Labor Day Sale at Etsy!

Labor Day Sale at Etsy!

I’m joining Etsy’s Labor Day Sale this year with 10% off everything in my shop from 30th August to 3rd September 2018. The sale is open to US shoppers only, who can use the code ETSYLABORDAY2018 at checkout to save a few dollars and cents […]

Craft materials at Etsy

Craft materials at Etsy

I’ve done some wonderful window shopping – and real shopping! – in craft shops. Beautiful papers, paints, fun kits, huge spectrums of die sets, templates, stickers. Even if you can’t imagine using the supplies yourself, these supplies can form imaginative gifts for friends and relatives. […]