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

Meet the dolls 1 – The Fisherman


William 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.

Church Life, Handcrafting, Of The Cloth, Social Action, Textile Stories

Meaning in the cloth – rethinking the prayer shawl


After the band have played the last note, the choir have sat down, the sermon done, the Amen said... the prayer shawl continues on and travels with the person in need.

Handcrafting, Of The Cloth, Social Action, Textile Stories

Rethinking The Prayer Shawl


I've known about prayer shawls for some time now, its a simple idea, knit a shawl while praying for a person, then give the shawl to the person and let the prayers and blessings you prayed into the shawl continue to bless. I heard that a local church held regular prayer shawl groups and I… Continue reading Rethinking The Prayer Shawl

Church Life, Handcrafting, Of The Cloth, Social Action, Textile Stories

The camaraderie of crafting


It's hard to describe, but as I sit here in this lobby, with strangers I consider friends I'm realising this isn't something that can be put into words.

Church Life, Doll Making, Handcrafting, Of The Cloth, Textile Stories

´╗┐Telling the Bible story through Knitting


It contains almost 400 knitted characters, over 130 animals and numerous rocks, seashells, wine goblets, buildings, boats and scenery. Very few knitting groups could take on the challenge of knitting the bible with such flair and skill.