Anxiety · Bipolar · City & Guilds · crafts · simply needlecraft

Putting on the Brave Face!

Hi Everyone, Yes It’s me…..I’m back and blogging. I’m going to put an hour aside here and there to make time to blog….I’m determined. Life’s been very hectic to say the least this year. I have the shop full-time now as well as running sewing/craft workshops in the evenings and weekends. On top of that… Continue reading Putting on the Brave Face!

Anxiety · Bipolar · City & Guilds · crafts · depression · embroidery · Sewing Course · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery · Uncategorized

Staying Calm

Its been quite a week, haberdashery has been busy, loads of coursework completed and finished a textile art piece. Family divides have been causing a few problems this week so I’ve thrown myself at my latest coursework to keep my mind occupied. I’m currently working on a City & Guilds Machine Embroidery Course. My current… Continue reading Staying Calm

Anxiety · budget · City & Guilds · craft fair · crafts · depression · embroidery · me · moods · Quilting · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery

Confidence doesn’t come naturally ! I’m driving me insane!

So last time I posted I had just passed a City & Guild in Design and Stitch, well I’ve caught the bug and now I’m working my way through the machine embroidery course which I’m really enjoying. I did have a few weeks break before starting the new course some I did manage to chill… Continue reading Confidence doesn’t come naturally ! I’m driving me insane!

Bipolar · City & Guilds · crafts · depression · embroidery · me · Quilting · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery

Doing well and life is good x

Hi everyone, I’m still doing well and I hope it continues. I’m still working extremely hard and trying new techniques of textile art. I’ve sent all of my coursework off now to be checked and verified so I should get my results after the Easter hols. So now I’ve finished all my modules I can… Continue reading Doing well and life is good x

Bipolar · City & Guilds · craft fair · crafts · Cross stitch · depression · doodle stitching · embroidery · me · moods · Quilting · sewing · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery

Its been a while……

Hi everyone, I’ve not posted for a while, it seems life has been getting in the way 🙂 x However its been a busy time and I have photo evidence to prove it too. I’ve been stitching away trying to finish my City & Guilds design and stitch course. I have completed all the modules… Continue reading Its been a while……

Anxiety · Bipolar · Chirtmas · City & Guilds · depression · market stall · me · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery · the haberdashery

2014

It’s nearly Christmas guys and I thought I’d post one more time in 2014. I know its early but what with the shop, travelling to see family and of course Ben’s half term I thought it’s probably best if I post now….. So its been a year of up and ups and downs and downs… Continue reading 2014

Anxiety · Bipolar · doodle stitching · embroidery · me · moods · Quilting · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery · the haberdashery

If you had one wish, what would it be?

Hi everyone, What a week….. There’s been birthdays, anxiety, hallucinations, crap sleep and a busy one. So I’ll start on the positives. Its been my sons 10th birthday this week, I just can’t believe how time flies. It’s also really sad that they grow up way too quickly. The haberdashery been extremely busy which is… Continue reading If you had one wish, what would it be?