• Sewing

    Dog Tote

      Hello! I hope you’re having a great weekend! The weather has been glorious this weekend, so it was a bit of a shame that I chose this weekend to finally use my dog fabric Christmas present. I still made sure I spent plenty of time in the garden though, so I don’t feel liked I missed out on the sun too much! I saw this dog print fabric on the M is For Make website before Christmas and instantly fell in love. I am totally dog crazy, so this had my name all over it! I created a pattern from some old paper, and made the design 41cm high and…

  • Charity,  CraftNews

    Craft News 16th April 2017

    Hello! Happy Easter Weekend! I hope you’re all having a glorious day. Shame the weather is much greyer than last weekend. Now that the new website is up and running (HURRAH!) I’m going to try and do a fortnightly post called ‘Craft News’. This will be a collection of my favourite craft news from around the world. So for the first Craft News EVER, I bring to you… BABY RHINO BLANKETS! I first read about this on the New Zealand Herald website. It’s actually a really sad story. The baby rhinos are made orphans by poachers killing their parents for their horns. Baby rhinos can’t regulate their own temperature and so people…

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    New Blog Name!

    Woo hoo! So as you have hopefully seen, I’ve updated my blog name and social media account! I hope you all like Coffee and Yarn! For some reason I can’t change the web address of my blog so that will have to come later, but everything else is done! I’m sure I’ll be making lots more changes to the colours and design of the site, but I’m really happy with the logo and name so they’ll definitely be staying! Hope you’re all having a fab Sunday! Julie