Projects Projects Projects – I delve into a variety of projects.
A month of firsts in flora, fauna & my creativity.
This month I’m sharing my love of learning & developing.
Includes the second interview with knitwear designer Di Gilpin.
Includes an interview with Fiona from The Misty Bottle, Skye.
Includes interview with Adam Robertson of Kalopsia, Edinburgh.
Includes an interview with Solii Brodie of BeFab Be Creative.
Includes an interview with Janice Anderson of Baa at Stonehaven.
Includes an interview with Helen Birmingham of Untangled Threads.
Includes an interview with Jo Royle of Skye Meditation & Brave Souls
Includes an interview with Jaime Jennings & Amber Cocoran owners of Fancy Tiger Crafts.
Includes interview with Yasmin from Island at the Edge
Includes interview with Skye Weaver Jenny Duffill
A podcast for people who love knitting, Dorset Buttons, creativity & Scotland, especially the Highlands & Islands. Welcome to the 11th episode of my podcast – India, Knit For Peace Thank you for listening again or welcome if you are a first time listener. My schedule has got a little awry with one thing and another – […]
A podcast for people who love knitting, Dorset Buttons, creativity & Scotland, especially the Highlands & Islands. Welcome to the 10th episode of my podcast – Looking Back – Planning Ahead Thank you for listening again or welcome if you are a first time listener. February 2017 saw the launch of the TJFrog podcast just a week […]
Includes interview with Sheila Bates of Florrie Felts, Torridon
Includes interview with Sally Algarve from On The Croft (Pt1)
Last year work took us to Denver, Colorado giving me the perfect opportunity to visit Fancy Tiger Crafts. Celebrating their 11th anniversary on 8 July 2017, Fancy Tiger Crafts describe themselves as specialising in ‘supplies for the modern crafter.’ And walking in is like being enveloped in a big woolly hug. Then as […]
Includes interview with Sue Culligan of Knitting Holidays in France
Includes interview with Yasmin of Island at the Edge (Pt2)
Includes interview with Louise of Lou Lou Designs on Skye
EYF 2017, my third time as a vendor & the most elated exhaustion I’ve experienced post show! The run up to EYF 2017, alongside my usual preps for my Dorset Button stand & running Dorset Button workshops, saw my TJFrogWool delivered 2 ½ weeks before, my Dorset Button fabric bags picked up on the day […]
December arrived with the weather officially warmer on Skye than where I use to live in the South of England and here at the end of December that is still the case! With only a couple of icy days and Storm Barbara & Conor to contend with, on the whole, we have had a mild […]
Whether a vendor or a visitor at EYF you will all have had your own experience of this unique & innovative yarn festival created by Jo & Mica. Or maybe you were unable to attend & have enjoyed a vicarious EYF experience via various social media sites. The EYF vibe is simply magical. This is more […]
With the transition from one year to the next it is with great interest I’ve read many online 2015 reflections and 2016 business plans and goals from people across the creative community. 2016, a leap year, brings an extra day to help with fitting all those plans in! A year ago, I wrote about TJFrog […]
Last Sunday I had the privilege of running a Dorset Button Christmas Decoration workshop at The Makery, Bath. As part of their Open Day, The Makery ran a series of 1-hour taster craft workshops. If you are not already familiar with The Makery do take a look at their website or even better take a trip along to […]
This week my Mum and I went back to Spin A Yarn in Devon to do another Willow Workshop – this time a basket! It went from this . . . to this . . . and finally I produced this . . . A great day albeit I need to toughen up my thumbs! Now […]
Workshop and event tickets for the 2014 Shetland Wool Week, 4 – 12 October, went on sale today! For the last two years I have been extremely fortunate to go to Shetland Wool Week, although sadly this year I will have to give it a miss. Despite this I have still been spending time exploring […]
With an early December birthday, the Christmas decorations and cards in our house usually go up once the birthday cards have come down. For Christmas 2013 I’ve broken this rule after doing a fantastic Willow Christmas Decorations workshop with Jan Baker, an experienced basket maker and teacher. Spin A Yarn hosted a great workshop, with Joyce […]