Another Scrollsaw box

In a previous post you’ve already heard about my spectacular success at Burniston Show.  This isn’t about my lemon curd, which was very nice, but about my second place in the woodwork category.

I decided I would make something specially for the show and after my previous attempt at a scrollsaw box I thought I would try another one Continue reading

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My Made Up make(s)

I’m sure that most of you know about the Made-Up initiative by now (and if you don’t you should click on the link). I thought it was a good enough cause to donate to and make a pledge. My family have been nagging asking me for a while to make something they can attach their swimming and gymnastics badges to.  I agreed quite readily because I thought it would be quick to do.  Even so, it kept going to the back of the sewing queue because I prefer making clothes! For myself! When this initiative came along I knew straight away what I had to pledge. I’ve just checked out my pledge on Just Giving to see if I have any loop holes that allows me to say I’ve successfully completed my pledge but it turns out I was quite specific! Continue reading