Monthly archives: October 2012

A Rustic Kind of Day – Making a Hessian Doorstop.

Today I have enjoyed working with the wonderful material Hessian or to our US friends Burlap! It’s an interesting creature. It’s tough, pliable, scratchy on the cut edges but quite wonderful. In fact it’s so wonderful I would love to make a hammock from it. This is a bit embarrising, […]


One of the downsides to living up North is that we don’t get to see our family as much as we would like. Which makes me sad. But when we do, it’s as if no time has passed really. ¬†Although, saying that, nieces grow really quickly. Here are a few […]