News & Crafty Chit-Chat

News & Crafty Chit-Chat

Hooked Tunic

By Joanne Robinson | 20th May 2019

Hooked on crochet – a glimpse into Joanne’s latest crocheted tunic! I love to have a flick through magazines for inspiration and ideas and then often find a pattern that I think looks really nice. When I then look up the yarn to make the item I find it’s expensive and with having a slight […]

Get Creative this May Half Term

By Karen Rogers | 19th May 2019

Here’s what we have planned for May Half Term folks, you can click on the links where it says spaces available to book your place(s)…       Date Time Children’s Workshops Price Tues 9:15 – 9:45 Crab Cake Decorating (Rec. Age 3-12yrs) £4.10 28-May 10:00 – 10:30 JumpingCLAY Fish Pencil Topper (Rec. Age 4-12yrs) […]

As-You-Go Blanket

By Karen Rogers | 22nd April 2019

Hope you all had a fantastic Easter weekend and got lots of crafting done. I have finally finished my as-you-go blanket including sewing in all the ends!!! YAY! The wool I used was part of a pack donated to charity by a customer and I thought it was too good for small projects so I […]

Get Creative this Easter

By Karen Rogers | 4th April 2019

<< UPDATED 11 APRIL >> Here’s an update on what has space available still this Easter, you can click on the links where it says spaces available to book your place(s)… Saturday 13th April Overlocker Driving License 1:1 Sessions SOLD OUT Sock Monkey Day SPACES AVAILABLE   Age 7 – 16 years Sunday 14th April Family […]

Finish off February

By Karen Rogers | 4th April 2019

As you may already be aware unfinished projects are my forte and I have quite a few so in February I decided to have a bit of a sprint on finishing some of them. I did it turns our hardly skim the surface of the mountain of UFO’s I own however it was very very […]

Pom-Pom Tastic!

By Karen Rogers | 9th February 2019

Pom-poms are fantastic, very easy to make and you don’t need any fancy equipment either – just a pair of scissors! I am going to show you a few easy ways to avoid hours of winding around two rings of cardboard or spending your pennies on fancy pom-pom makers. Don’t get me wrong both of […]

Kids Half Term Sessions

By Karen Rogers | 31st January 2019

Our kids activities for February Half Term are now bookable online. Here is the full list please use our crafty calendar to book them: Date Time Children’s Workshops Price Tues 9:15 – 9:45 Watermelon Cake Decorating (Rec. Age 3-12yrs) £4.10 19-Feb 10:00 – 10:45 JumpingCLAY Om Nom (Rec. Age 4-12yrs) £6.00 11:00 – 12:00 JumpingCLAY […]

February Weekend Workshops

By Karen Rogers | 31st January 2019

We have so many great workshops coming up every weekend in February that I just had to write about it to share them with you. Beginners’ Book Binding Saturday 2nd February – 10am – 4pm £54 Book binding for beginners with the lovely Lisa is a great way to spend your Saturday getting creative and […]

Karen’s Cats

By Karen Rogers | 17th January 2019

Just a quick and a little sad note about my cat babies, as you may already know they have both been ill recently. At only 6 and 1/2 years old I was not expecting them to be as ill as they are so its been quite a shock and a big deal to get my […]

StraightCurves Advent Calendar 2018

By Karen Rogers | 6th December 2018

Each day in December for our advent calendar we will be posting a little something for you on our facebook page but didn’t want those sensible enough not to have social media to miss out so we will update this post with our advent posts for you. Saturday 1st December We reveal our new drawing […]