The Adventures of Raggedy Annie

Glitter and Glitz !

I’m feeling very Christmassy already and we’re still a way off the big day. That’s because I’ve had two Christmas workshops this week, one at home and one at the Fabbadashery, and I’m currently preparing materials for many more over the next few weeks. My house looks like Santa’s grotto this evening ! If you…

Ruth Makes Jewellery

Had a lovely visit from my pal Ruth of ‘Ruth Makes Jewellery’, have a look at her fab website www.ruthmakesjewellery.co.uk. Beautiful one-off hand-made silver and gemstone jewellery, made in Yorkshire ! She didn’t manage to get away without having a cuddle with little Frank !

Christmas is Coming !

RaggedyAnnie had a wonderful day out this week with her friend Janet. They had a tour of Bradford’s fabric shops and mills, M&S for lunch, then Farsley’s haberdashery and fabric shops. RaggedyAnnie took the opportunity to get lots of lovely glitzy fabric in readiness for her Christmas courses. As you can see she has already…

Too Much Fun at the Fabbadashery !!

We always seem to have such fun rag rugging ! Today was no exception, with three ladies who were determined to make a good start on their projects. Two decided to make extra large rugs, and one managed to start and finish a proddy heart, with plans for many more ! If you know these…

And More Rag Rugging at Chellow Dene !

Another day spent cutting, hooking, prodding, chatting (lots!), eating and generally having a good time. Three ladies travelled from York today, loaded down with fabric and buzzing with ideas about what they wanted to create as soon as they arrived.    They all made a great start with their rugs despite Frank’s help !  …

Rag Rugging at Chellow Dene

Spent a great morning with two lovely ladies, Liz and Alison. They were both new to rag rugging, but made great progress with their pieces of work. Chris called in to tell us about her weekend at the Reeth Rag Rug Retreat, and her visit to Gambia with Heather Ritchie teaching rag rugging to blind…