Christmas Jumper Day – Friday 13th December 2013

Last week I was invited to the launch of Save The Children’s Woolly Wonderland at Westfield Stratford in London. Unfortunately I was poorly and couldn’t make it, so I missed out on the chance to customise my very own Christmas sweater. Open until tomorrow, 13 December, Woolly Wonderland is a Christmas pop-up with customisation stations, knitting workshops, storytelling and other activities for the whole family to enjoy. This is all to raise awareness of Christmas Jumper Day on 13 December, when you can donate £1 to Save The Children to don your Christmas jumper for the day. Now I may…

View Post

{Make it} 25 Homemade advent calendar crafts

The 1st December is nearly upon us, and this year I’m determined not to get caught out by forgetting our advent calendar, as I did last year. A homemade advent calendar adds something extra special to the run up to Christmas and it can create a fantastic display in your home – something a bit more creative than your everyday shop-bought chocolate-filled offering. Plus, a lot of handmade advent calendars can be re-used year after year, so your calendar can become one of your festive traditions for years to come. My sewing skills leave more than a little to be…

View Post