I’m sure many of us read magazines, for their recipes, holiday suggestions, fashion info, household ideas, etc. We may subscribe regularly, or only buy occasionally – train journeys are oneContinue readingAn ‘Entertaining Companion’!
Long story! About 20 years ago I bought a facsimile copy of Richard Shoreleyker’s “A Scholehouse for the Needle” which is a pattern book for needlework, especially needle lace andContinue readingWhy the Snail?
November 13th, 2020 Alison Larkin, Embroiderer GREETINGS FROM HULL Well, here we go again! Another full lockdown is probably the best thing right now to help keep Covid-19 under someContinue readingNewsletter: November 2020
I’ve spent quite a lot of time during Lockdown working on making ‘dress-up’ costumes. This is a widespread hobby, which includes everything from costumes in museums for kids to tryContinue readingTHE JOYS OF “DRESS-UP”
COPING WITH LOCKDOWN AND PLANNING AHEAD: We are living in strange times! One of the things I was taught in microbiology at University rather more years ago than I careContinue readingNewsletter, June 2020
Some 20 or so years ago I got involved in a hobby that rapidly became addictive: Dolls house Miniatures. I started with the furniture and such, then rapidly moved overContinue readingAddiction and relapse!