Sewing Projects for Home Accessorizing plus book #Giveaway

  11 soft furnishing projects using fusible applique motifs made from wool and cotton. Make cushions or table runners in a seasonal theme. All are charming, folksy designs and inspiring projects. Patterns included. This book will appeal to beginners and intermediate level: quilters, needlework enthusiasts, or craft sewists. A labour of love but fun to … More Sewing Projects for Home Accessorizing plus book #Giveaway

Mad About The House – Book Review

MAD ABOUT THE HOUSE How to decorate your home with style Author: Kate Watson-Smyth Hardcover: 205 pages Publisher: Pavilion Books (22 Mar. 2018) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-1911595427   Overview A book with the following sections as a lead in : Your Home, Your Story – Find Your Style – The Perils of Pinterest – A Word About Colour.  The content … More Mad About The House – Book Review

A Miscellany of MAGICAL BEASTS by Simon Holland – Book Review

A Miscellany of MAGICAL BEASTS by Simon Holland. Illustration contributions by Gary Blithe – David Demaret – Nelson Evergreen – John Howe – Mike Love – Kev Walker – Helen Ward – David Wyatt ISBN 978-1-4088-8195-8 Published by Bloomsbury in Hardcover – Release date 20 October 2016 RRP £14.99 A Children’s Picture Book (Hardback) Overview: … More A Miscellany of MAGICAL BEASTS by Simon Holland – Book Review

Hotel Review – Hotel Cascais Miragem, Portugal

Hotel Cascais Miragem, Av. Marginal, 8554, Cascais 2754-536, Portugal…a 5-star hotel in a prime location within the pleasant coastal town of Cascais 20 miles west of Lisbon. The hotel is geared for leisure and tourism, hospitality events (including weddings). Free breakfast and Free WiFi. On Floor 3 is pool side casual dining facilities outdoors, plus … More Hotel Review – Hotel Cascais Miragem, Portugal

Embroidered ‘Australian’ Landscapes – Craft Book Feature

Title: Embroidered Landscapes Author: Judy Wilford Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing Edition: Hardback Publication: 18 February 2016 ISBN: 9781863514743 Size: 210 x 280 mm Pages: 288 RRP Price: £24.99 Available at Search Press and Amazon   TSS Says: Embroider Australian Landscapes in fabric layers and embroidery stitches. An inspiring book for sewing head sorts with artistic leanings: for … More Embroidered ‘Australian’ Landscapes – Craft Book Feature

Stage Review – The Government Inspector

Bobchinsky and Dobchinsky burst into the civic rooms of a small provisional town somewhere in Russia, far from St Petersburg (that’s an ongoing joke). They have alarming news that their time has come around again for government inspection. The intolerant, uncompromising Mayor is beside himself with worry for the state of the place and how … More Stage Review – The Government Inspector

AirTurn PED Hands-Free Controller – A Preview

      The Product: AirTurn PED Bluetooth SMART (for the foot control of your tablet or computer device) Developer – AirTurn Inc – The Netherlands – Manufactured in the US $69.00 (47.10 GBP) Compatibility: works with most Bluetooth SMART READY Equipped Tablets including iPad 3 and later, and Computers (Mac, PC) and iPhone 4S and … More AirTurn PED Hands-Free Controller – A Preview

Stage Review – Yet Another Evening with Rick Wakeman

In a short set, before the interval and I think deviating from the original plan intended, we had the pleasure to be entertained by Wakeman’s second son, Adam. Adam Wakeman is a songwriter and accomplished pianist and keyboard player; currently on the books of the reformed Black Sabbath. His performance introduced us to the flavour … More Stage Review – Yet Another Evening with Rick Wakeman

DESIGN BY IKEA (A cultural History) by Sara Kristoffersson

  ISBN 9780857858146 Design by IKEA by Sara Kristoffersson Translated by William Jewson Bloomsbury (published October 2014) Price £19.99 CONTENT: list of illustrations Acknowledgements Chapters 1-6: Configuring IKEA, Once Upon a Time, Swedish Stories and Design, Sweden designed by IKEA, Counter-narratives, Democracy of State References Index Overview Essay style writing, which, rather deftly deals, in … More DESIGN BY IKEA (A cultural History) by Sara Kristoffersson