Drawing with a sewing machine.

I have been involved with crafts for many years and more recently I have really focused on sewn goods.  For as long as I can remember I have wanted to do machine embroidery but never seemed to find the time to learn it.  This has all changed in the last few weeks as I finally … Continue reading Drawing with a sewing machine.

Island creativity

Firstly, I would really like to say a huge thank you for all the lovely messages about the new look Scottish island mum.  I am pleased that you seem to like it and that we continue to grow together as a wee community.  My interactions with my readers are fundamentally precious to me and your … Continue reading Island creativity

Make do & mend

Yesterday I sat in a community meeting focusing on a new 'green' initiative that is underway on Arran and I felt my grandparents right next to me.  As discussions got under way about a fabulous project called Eco Savvy I listened with a light heart.  Upcycling is coming to Arran!  There are, of course, a … Continue reading Make do & mend