For most knitters, they love what they do because of how tactile and sensory their materials are. To gather the right yarns and needles usually involves handling the yarn, making sure it has the right level of softness and integrity for their project.Read More
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This post is a lesson to myself, to not be taken in by a bargain. I love a bargain and I hate spending money. It might sound like a bit of an oxymoron, but it’s true.
I love getting something I really need at a fraction of it’s original price, and I always shop around if I have to make an expensive purchase. Spending money sometimes frightens me a bit, whether it’s £30 on some materials I want for a project, or £300 on a new washing machine.Read More
Sewing used to be a very thrifty process for me, and is still something I try to keep in mind – honestly!
I used to source my fabric from charity shops, buy my equipment on eBay and rely on donated haberdashery from a neighbour who worked in my local fabric market.
It was a cost-effective hobby that also happily stopped me spending all my money in Topshop.Read More