From the category archives:


Knit Inspiration

by Kate on September 19, 2012

I stumbled across these beauties and had to share them. All kinds of fabulous. from here from here from here These creations just make me want to run out and grab the biggest needles I can find however I think I will need to be satisfied with my 4.5mm.



by Kate on April 18, 2012

I was woken at 5:19am by the loudest smash. At first, I thought we had been broken in to but with a sinking feeling, I realised the blue glass collection had run into trouble. I loved those pieces. They represent many fun filled days on the hunt and some were gifted to me so I […]


Ebay, how I love thee

by Kate on November 14, 2011

Well, this week I do. I have had my fair share of eBay disappointments. You know the one, you find what you are looking for, place your bid/s…only to be eSniped at the very last second. It happens to me A LOT (I really need to figure out the whole e-snipe thing) but it didn’t […]


Vintage Pyrex

by Kate on November 2, 2011

Can you imagine my reaction when I spotted this set at Mitchell Road?? lost.the.plot These guys are beyond perfect.


The unpack

by Kate on October 10, 2011

I always seem to forget what a chore unpacking is, especially when we are squeezing back into our old (and smaller) home but I’m very pleased to report that the job is done. Surprisingly, the blue glass arrived safe and sound. I scored some great pieces on my final trip to Tyabb and was also […]



by Kate on August 30, 2011

My latest obsession is all about blue glass. I have been like a woman possessed on ebay; bidding and loosing many an auction. These pieces have come from Tyabb and Kuulmif. The hunt contiunes..



by Kate on June 13, 2011

A few weeks ago I was having an internal battle about my lack of patchworking and in an effort to inspire myself pulled out a bunch of fabrics and sat down at the machine. After about an hour or so I realised I wasn’t having much fun so packed up the blocks* and machine and […]


Snoop Dog

by Kate on March 2, 2011

I don’t mind a bit of snooping and Kirst is hosting a little show and snoop over at her place today, it’s right up my alley. In fact, one of my favourite ‘things to do when I should be doing something else’ is trawling through people’s blog archives. I love it. Our kitchen table and […]