According to WordPress, the 10th July marked my one year anniversary as a blogger. When you think about it, commemorating 365 days since you first started doing something is pretty arbitrary, so what better way to do it than with a post based on the arbitrarily chosen number six! Continue reading
A sore loser is only really an embarrassment to themselves, but someone who keeps asking questions as to how and why decisions were made can be a more persistent problem for the organisers of any competition, particularly when there is an attractive prize.
Which brings me to the Hillarys Blinds Country Craft Competition with its first (and only) prize of £1000 cash. Billed by Hillarys Blinds as a competition for UK craft bloggers to be judged by a panel of influential craft bloggers (ukcraftblog.com, thenewcraftsociety.com and liveitloveitmakeit.com) the brief seemed simple enough…
Choose a fabric from the four available designs, and then Hillarys sent out a free sample of the chosen material. The rules stated that you had to make an original craft design and publish a blog post with pictures describing how you made your entry. Continue reading