Today we have the final part of my Hobbycraft yarn review. I know it’s been a long time coming, however, as I explained in my other yarn review posts I am not a fan of making a square for no reason – I insisted that the yarns must be used to produce useful items. 401 more words
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Sometimes I really bungle things. I’m sure this comes as a shock, but it’s true. My response to screwing up a crafting project used to be to yell swear words and throw things and then either discard the project or hide it away in a closet or under a bed, somewhere where the shame would catch up to me at some point, but later. 909 more words
Check out my 10 tips for surviving on the Second World War home front on the BBC’s History Extra website.
Find out about some of the challenges that faced the everyday wartime householder, and discover how you can draw inspiration from them. 42 more words