Doll Making, Handcrafting, My Little Crochet Doll, Social Action, Textile Stories

Saturday 21st April 2018


I'm in Scarborough, busy knitting in miniature and looking into the mystery of a fishing net.

Doll Making, Handcrafting, My Little Crochet Doll

Friday 20th April 2018


Finally in Scarborough taking photos of the fisherman doll.

Doll Making, Handcrafting

Thursday 19 April 2018


more on my final project, drawing the Salvation Army band and starting the mini knitters of dent gloves.

Doll Making, Handcrafting, My Little Crochet Doll, Textile Stories

My Final Project


An introductions to my final university project

Doll Making

Jobs for the girls


There's a popular series of Barbie dolls called 'I want to be...', all based on careers for girls to aspire to be. It where the astronaut and teacher Barbie dolls fit. I was thinking about these Barbie dolls some time ago and wondering whether the idea of a career doll is useful to a child's… Continue reading Jobs for the girls

Doll Making, Handcrafting, My Little Crochet Doll

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm


Today I was thinking about the Farmer doll so I took a trip to a local farm. Meanwood Valley farm (www.mvuf.org.uk) is a charity run farm near the centre of Leeds. It's a short bus ride out and a few minutes walk from the bus stop and it's only £2 for adults and 50p for… Continue reading Meanwood Valley Urban Farm