Craft, Create, Connect.

Buyindie UK Marketplace

Buyindie is a fresh and exciting marketplace to sell handmade crafts, art and supplies in the UK. 

Temperature Blanket 

A crochet temperature blanket is a fun year long project and you cannot predict how the pattern will turn out. 

#SBS - Small Business Sunday Award. 

#SBS is one of the leading small business networks in the UK with over 4,000 active members. To be included you need to win Small Business Sunday run by Theo Paphitis of Dragons' Den fame. 


Hooked on yarn and stitching up a slow fashion revolution.  On a mission to make Slow Fashion fashionable and affordable by using sustainable materials and natural fibres, for a long-term approach to reducing waste with thoughtful purchases and eco-conscious gift giving.

Platforms for UK Sellers

There are a lot of choices now for UK Sellers looking for online selling platforms. This can be overwhelming for sellers as well as buyers but thankfully the choices are all good ones. 

A Beginners Guide to selling on Etsy

If you are interested in setting up a shop on the Etsy platform then this post will help you get started with all the information you need to open an account. 

What Is Slow Fashion?

Making slow fashion, fashionable and affordable. This article explains what slow fashion is and will also help you with simple steps to living a more eco-conscious lifestyle.

Hiking Mitts 

Crochet fingerless gloves are perfect hiking accessories. Even during summer, mountain climbing, beach exploring, or any outdoor adventure can be chilly. 

Mindful Journalling

Your new notebook journal is a blank canvas for you to fill however you choose. Using a handmade journal is a unique keepsake, as each one has been carefully crafted with dedication and passion for you to fill with your own memories, thoughts, ideas, plans and creativity. 

Crafting for Mental Health

How Crafting Can Help Mental Health and Depression.

My story is not over; in 2024

A semicolon tattoo is used to represent mental health awareness and a time when you could have ended your sentence but didn't.

A rocky start to wonderful whirlwind in 2023.

From Clarinets to Crochet, from Etsy to Buy Indie, from one health scare to another.  

The World Begins Again in 2022.

Back to normality, or whatever normal really is with a definite scare that almost ended our world again!

Things Can Only Get Better in 2021. 

They can surly, can't they? Wait, what!

Do You Remember What Happened in 2020?

Well the year started well but boy were we in for a big surprise!