Burniston Show

For the first time ever the Appleby family has entered a few items into a country show!  Burniston is a small village north of Scarborough which holds it’s country fair every August bank holiday.  This is its 120th year so it’s been going for a while.

Bryn entered two children’s categories -‘Four butterfly buns’ and a ‘decorated hat or crown’.  The buns didn’t get anywhere (although they did taste delicious) but the crown did! Continue reading

Bag Lady

Early last month I attended a ‘bag lady’ course in Scarborough at Material Moves.  I got the course as a present for my birthday back in October and the idea was that you made a bag in a day with help from someone who knew what they were doing! You could bring your own pattern and/or fabric if you had something in mind or you could just rock up with nothing at all (like me). There were a few other people there who were more organised and had clear ideas about what they wanted. Continue reading