The Last Few Boxes

The last two boxes of books have been unpacked! The first has a few last novels: “Have I read this one?” And the last box has textbooks: Textbooks have a whole section of shelves by the counter, and they’re organised alphabetically. At the moment, they’re all new textbooks, but hopefully the Library will be able…… Continue reading The Last Few Boxes

Project Roundup

I have a few different things on the go at the moment; first is the cash register for The Palace Library, which is long overdue! Remember this jumper I made for Petra? Well, it’s now in six skeins and bundles of yarn, because I want to knit it instead – and adjust the jumper pattern…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Details, Details

Work continues at The Palace Library, with the third-last box of books from the storeroom being opened. “Ooh, this one looks interesting….” Additionally, upstairs there is now a calendar and a small noticeboard in the staffroom! I covered a piece of cardboard with a scrap of dusky pink fabric for the noticeboard, and glued tiny…… Continue reading Details, Details

Sustainable Beanbags

Some of my older readers may recognise this pouf; I must have made it a few years ago now. It wasn’t getting a whole lot of use, so I re-stuffed it with scraps from my (overflowing!) scraps bin…. ….and now it’s a beanbag for The Palace Library’s staff/break room! Sarah assures me it’s very comfy.…… Continue reading Sustainable Beanbags

Framed

After finally finding a good frame…. ….the sunflower cross-stitch is done! I think the wooden frame adds to the rustic-ness of the stitching. In The Palace Library, we have one box…. ….and two boxes opened. “Oooh, I haven’t read this one yet!” There might be some borrowing happening before the store opens. Someone’s got to…… Continue reading Framed