Doll Making, Handcrafting, Social Action, Textile Stories

Meet the dolls 4 – The Coal Miner


The final doll - Norman the coal miner

Church Life, Handcrafting, Of The Cloth, Social Action

Quilt Kits for sale


I've finally finished the first kits for the quilt squares. The kits contain almost everything you need to make two squares for the first Quilt of Hope. Contents: Instructions Two x 6x6 inch cotton squares One smaller cotton square (for a heart) A piece of heat and bond Four metres of embroidery thread in 4… Continue reading Quilt Kits for sale

Craft Business, Free Makes, Handcrafting, Social Action, Textile Stories

The Quilts of Hope Project


The Quilts of Hope project will bring communities together to make quilts filled with hope and love to vulnerable people.

Church Life, Handcrafting, Social Action

The price of a coffee


Today, in the Salvation Army we observe Human Trafficking Sunday. It's a day when, as a whole church we talk about and pray about human trafficking. It's one of those difficult Sundays for me, with all my openness about homelessness and poverty, there are still some things I don't talk about. I sit through these… Continue reading The price of a coffee

Church Life, Handcrafting, Social Action, Textile Stories

The Price of a Coffee


There's a scene in the film Schindler's list, where freedom is in sight for the Jewish people but Oskar Schindler is having to flee. He looks around at the mass of people he helped keep alive and no one would complain if he then surveyed the survivors and shouted at how great it is that… Continue reading The Price of a Coffee