Tuesday, 8 October 2013

September : Craft round up

It's craft round up time again, the weeks  just seem to be just flying by here. No paper crafts again this month, with my current relapse, I'm mostly stuck in bed, so I have not ventured to the Summerhouse (where all the card making materials are) for weeks now.  It's my Mum's birthday this week but I've just not be well enough to make her a card this year.

 As you can see there has been lots of yarniness going on, lots of crochet and a bit of knitting. I'm still working on my purple leave cushion and have been playing around with ideas for my wintertime wreath.

September also saw me start learning a new craft, embroidery with Chrissie's stitch along Sundays.  It's something I've always wanted to try and this was just the incentive I needed.  Hopefully by the next craft round up I'll have finished my first square containing a cherry tree.

As you can see Merli has been out enjoying the Indian Summer that been occurring over the last week or so.  He still manages to spend plenty of time snuggled up in the bed with me too, with  his very important role as crafting assistant, today he was exploring the fun you can have with a tape measure.

I'm still reading 'Cloud Atlas' but have not really got much further with it this past week.

As for the upcoming month, I'm planning on continuing exploring the wonderful world of embroidery and crocheting lots of bits for my wintertime wreath and also hopefully I'll be starting to feel a bit better again.  I've also started a stash busting project today that I'll tell you all about another time.

Linking up with Nicole's KCCO 
 Yarning along with Ginny
 and Christina's Made by Hand
Happy Crafting

Clare xx


  1. You've been really busy in spite of your relapse, which is impressive. I hope you're feeling better very soon.

  2. Hello lovely Clare. I am so sorry that you have relapse, it is so horrible when this happens, and it so easy for it to happen. You have achieved some really lovely makes and I am so looking forward to seeing more of your lovely embroidery. I hope that you start to fee a little better soon. xoxo

  3. Thanks for sharing your progress made in spite of your setback, Clare! You inspire me!
    Gracie xx

  4. You have such a positive, inspirational attitude, Clare, nothing will keep you from being creative! I admire that, despite your illness preventing you from your paper craft, you have the creative energy to try a completely new endeavour! And my my, what a skilled embroiderer you are already turning out to be! Thank you for sharing your beautiful creatons. Chrissie x

  5. Despite your illness you have still created lots of beauty in your life Clare, and I thank you for sharing it with us! I do hope you start to feel a bit better soon; it must be very difficult for you to keep up with things but you certainly do fight on! Well done!
    Warm hug, Joy xo

  6. Your embroidery project looks exciting Clare! Hope you enjoy it :)

  7. Aww, look at you dear puss cat! Merli looks like he is thinking seriously about how to take over the world. :)

  8. I am so sorry to hear that you have not been feeling well. Loving all your yarny goodness... and that embroidered cherry tree looks full of potential. I'm feeling all inspired!
    I do so hope you're feeling stronger and healthier soon.