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Slow Crafting

Slow Crafting

Slow crafting (or slow making) is all about slowing down the process and making a real connection- connecting to your project, connecting to your materials, connecting to our planet, connecting to what really lights you up.

I love technology and all the advantages it gives me, but screen life strips me of my humanity, digitalises my nuances, and can turn my passion into pixels.

And that ladies and gentle is why I craft.

Crafting takes me back to basics, opens my heart to a world of creativity, explodes my emotions with tears of frustration as well as bursting pride as I complete a project. 

How to ... trim a wedding blanket

How to ... trim a wedding blanket

This is a guide on how to trim a wedding blanket to give to your newlyweds. Creating a magical piece of everyday luxury that celebrates the lives of two people and stitches together with their families, weaving in unconditional love and happiness for their future.

Simple, natural skincare

Simple, natural skincare

If you wouldn't eat it, why would you put it on your skin?

Gather these simple ingredients from the kitchen and discover a natural glow as you work in harmony with your skin. Perfect to use with our Cotton Facewashers.

 

How to create the perfect sleep sanctuary

How to create the perfect sleep sanctuary

Curated content: Southwood Home, Jan 2018 original post here In the modern world of distractions, there is an art to creating the space and ti...
Chunky Knit Workshop - Melbourne

Chunky Knit Workshop - Melbourne

Create your own chunk of cosiness just in time for winter and indulge in some gentle good fun while knitting a chunky knit scarf or blanket. 

A basic knowledge of knitting techniques will enhance your experience, but don't panic if you have never picked up a set of needles before, we will go through the basic techniques.

At the end of your workshop you will be able to cast on and off (start & finish) and master the 'knit' stitch all on your giant needles. 

No need to bring anything, all your materials will be supplied. We do encourage you to bring a sense of humour and a taste for snacks. There is always plenty of laughs and a delicious array of treats to keep us going.
How to ... throw a bridal shower on a budget, By Christine Andrew

How to ... throw a bridal shower on a budget, By Christine Andrew

After throwing her best friend an Instagram-worthy bridal shower, style guru, influencer, and blogger behind Hello Fashion, Christine Andrew, shares ways to save without sacrificing fun. 
How to knit Merino roving in 7 steps

How to knit Merino roving in 7 steps

If you are new to knitting roving here are 7 practical steps to help you get started.
How to make the basic knit stitch

How to make the basic knit stitch

A look at the basic knit stitch in an easy step to step tutorial, and 7 tips on knitting with Merino roving.