How WordPress .com’s Reader can become the Facebook we actually want.

Big claim, I know, though not unique, either.  I've been thinking about Facebook a lot, lately, because I deeply want to leave but don't want to lose touch with the lives of so many friends and family members who now post to Facebook to connect with their wider social group. I understand why, I do … Continue reading How WordPress .com’s Reader can become the Facebook we actually want.

Tapestry diary: On bobbins or butterflies.

Today’s tapestry breakthrough! Though the butterflies I made following @rebeccamezofftapestry video (see below) were working beautifully individually, I have so many colours on this autumn landscape that they were getting tangled (and freaking me out a little with messiness) But I didn’t want to use (or spend on) bulkier tapestry bobbins. I had a packet … Continue reading Tapestry diary: On bobbins or butterflies.

Favourite Things: Peels, Tulips, and Bobbinis!

Today I'm tidying up my threads tin and actually enjoying the process because of these awesome thread and bobbin organisers from smartneedle.com which I discovered via the quilting community@massdrop The 'peels' curl around threads so they don't unwind (even my overlocking spools!), the 'bobbinis' do the same for bobbins and the 'tulips' insert in the … Continue reading Favourite Things: Peels, Tulips, and Bobbinis!