A new venture!

Firstly sorry it’s been so long, but I haven’t been idle, I have lots to tell you!
I’ve been busy working on lots of new projects, which I will come to, but first I have been doing lots of planning lately as I have got a job! A job teaching crochet!! Can you believe it!?!
I have taught 3 courses so far and a couple of full day advanced workshops and it’s been fab! I have met so many lovely ladies and had a great time teaching them. I teach these courses at Grace & Favour – The Sewing Sanctuary in Thornton Lancashire so if you live near there and want to learn, get in touch!
I am also going to start running some classes from home too. I have been asked by a few people for whom Thornton is just too far, so I thought why not! Which leads me to my next news! To go alongside my classes I’m going to be stocking Stylecraft Special DK!! This is going to be like yarn heaven for me! I may spend most of my days squishing it. Expect many pictures on Instagram.
So I think that might be me up to date, my first beginners class at home will be Saturday 6th September 2-4 pm so get in touch if you’re interested.
My full day beginners workshop at The Sewing Sanctuary is 16th August. 10am – 4pm (please see Grace&Favour for details)

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Bonfire night

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I love bonfire night. What’s not to like?! Fire (pyromaniac see!), fireworks, parched peas, hotpot and apple pie. Amazing!
It beats hallowe’en hands down in my eyes.
So by now, if you’re not northern, you’re probably wondering what parched peas are! Also known as black peas or maple peas, they are soaked overnight and then boiled until soft. You eat them hot (or cold) with vinegar on. Yum! Preferably outside by the fire.

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Fire Light

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I think I may have a problem! A slight tendency towards pyromania even. Todays #bedn prompt is light and after going to a bonfire last night the light that springs to mind is fire and fireworks. I love fireworks but they are notoriously hard to photograph.  Tricksy little buggers!

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Not a bad attempt I guess. Better than some!

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Hmmmm yes well……
Pretty. Bokeh! Artistic even? Pushing it now aren’t I?! 
Anyway back to my pyromania! We have a wood burner and if you follow me on instagram you may have noticed my love of it.

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It’s way better than tv! Don’t you think?
I’ll not start on fairy lights, I’d be here all night! (See my pinterest board!!) 🙂