Sunday, 12 April 2015

Sunday Sums

Today I've had a day off and have spent hours, and I mean hours, doing the accounts. Lesson learnt though - do them at least once a week to keep on top of it! Numbers are not my greatest love for sure...
I am always looking for ways to incorporate free motion embroidery into my makes, and last week I made some cards. I made them general so that people can keep them on display after 'the' event should they wish to. I really enjoyed making these and will make more this week I think...
Lastly, thanks so much for your lovely comments on my last post. I have missed blogging but I'm finding it difficult to think of things to post about after the break!
I'm coming visiting... I've a lot of catching up to do!
Thanks for visiting

Sunday, 5 April 2015

A New Beginning.... more ways than one!
Firstly,  after much nagging from Mr B I am restarting my blog. I thought about a completely new blog but I didn't want to lose all my memories and friends and comments and interaction.

This year has been quite a year so far! I gave up my job of 35 years in the library service to start a new (ad)venture. An opportunity presented itself and everything just fell into place, I describe it as "happening to me", I didn't plan or go out looking for it.
On the 7th March a new shop opened in Worthing called 'Woodpecker & Needletail' and I am the Needletail! I'm in there making my stuff, running the shop and soon to be running classes (very nervous about that!)
It certainly has, and continues to be, a steep learning curve. I spend about forty hours in the shop a week and have to tackle things like...ACCOUNTS!!!!
Here is a look at the sort of things I'm making at the moment

How are you all?
Are you still making the same sort of things as last summer, or have you moved on to other crafts?
Thanks for visiting (and if you're reading this, for sticking with me! Not surprisingly I lost a few...)