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Negotiating New Tech for PDF files!

Beaker Button has been selling PDF copies of all my books and patterns for as long as I’ve been writing them. It’s always been a tricky...

Fairy Hunting

We're in Scotland visiting family and we've managed to get a day fairy hunting! This involves a walk out of Aberfoyle and up Doon Hill,...

Christmas Weaving

Every Christmas I allow myself to start a new project. This Christmas I wanted to play with my little loom. I have a big bag of my hand...

Sunflower and Dorset button Bee

This week's inspiration image was taken at Kingston Lacy in the autumn. I love visiting Kingston Lacy, with it's beautiful and peaceful...

Random from my phone

This is a quick post just sharing a little of my life at the moment. Things are crazy busy. With the arrival of my new glasses I can...

Mindful stitching inspiration image

It's been a manic weekend and I'm only just catching up! Teaching button making on Saturday for the Leicester Weavers, Spinners and Dyers...

Bluebell tea light

This week's inspiration image is years old. I used to take Mum to Bulbarrow woods in Dorset to look at the bluebells every year. This is...

Abject failure cornflower

This week's inspiration image is a scabious flower taken on a walk last year. I had a very clear image in my head of what I wanted, and...

Felted gargoyle!

This week's inspiration image was taken on a visit to Salisbury museum in the summer of 2019. It had been years since we'd visited the...

Car part pond

This week's inspiration image is another shot from a Anton lakes. This is one of my favourite views, especially when I catch the light...

Crochet sky

This week's inspiration image is another sky shot over the Fairground Craft Centre. The sky is always interesting at this time of year, ...

Californian poppy quilt (nearly!)

This week's inspiration image is a patch of Californian poppies that come up every year near my dad's house on Portland. I love the...

Storm Tree

This week's inspiration image was taken in March 2020, just before lockdown. I've been driving past these trees for years. They're in...

St Ives (again)

This week's inspiration image was taken on the same walk as last week's image, at St Ives after Cornwoolly in 2020. I was 5 minutes away...

Beach at St Ives

This week's inspiration image is a shot from 2020, the week before lockdown. My last night in Cornwall after exhibiting at Cornwoolly. I...

Pussy willow necklace

This week's inspiration image was taken in April 2020, at the start of the first covid lockdown. We were exploring our local area, as we...

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