Doll Making, Handcrafting, Textile Stories

Meet the Dolls 2 – The Clog Maker


My little clog maker doll has even managed his own mini clogs.

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

Meet the dolls 1 – The Fisherman


William the Fisherman doll

Handcrafting, Textile Stories

Traditions and Copyright


Imagine if you will, a celebrity comes on TV. Not your worldwide, big movie celebrity, more TV hospital show celebrity. They come on TV, not wearing the traditional TV doctor suit, but wearing a very nice Aran knit sweater. People like the show, like the celebrity doctor, like the aran sweater... they want one, just… Continue reading Traditions and Copyright

reviews, Textile Stories

Yes, women can dance


Another great part of the Leeds wool festival at Armley Mills was the Briggate Morris dancers. I remember having a couple morris dancing lessons at Primary school and loved it, always wanted to be a morris dancer but the dancers I saw growing up all seemed to be men and I'm most certainly not built… Continue reading Yes, women can dance