Manchester’s Close Knit festival continued over the weekend, with a workshop at the Whitworth Art Gallery looking into knitting as an art form rather than ‘merely’ a craft.
The blog’s come over all subversive this week – just check out all these punk-tastic pins from Pinterest. Remember: We’re not trying to be different. We just are.
Do you need a bit of craft and blogging inspiration? Amy Adams of LucyKate Crafts – who somehow manages to find the time to complete beautiful projects, blog about it AND look after her children – is here to help.
I’ve got a bit of a sewing theme going on with my blog this week, so thought I’d give Pinterest a quick perusal to see what embroidery pins there are. Here are the (rather fantastic) results.
Over the weekend I tried my hand at screen-printing for the first time, under the expert tuition of surface designer Nell. Here’s what I learnt in just one speedy little hour.
Quilling – the fine art of paper rolling – has been around for centuries but it’s never really been a craft for the cool kids. Until recently that is, and now modern artists around the world are pioneering something of a quilling revival, creating some truly astounding works of art that are leaving traditional quilled cards and invitations behind in their dust.
“Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun.” From Panem to Pinterest, The Hunger Games have taken the world by storm. Just take a look at some of the best pins to be found on the social networking site and you’ll see what I mean.