Granny May Crafts

If you have an enquiring mind, and a love of all things crafting, it is my hope that you feel you are in the right place.  Knowing me, the topic spectrum here will be fairly broad, so stand by for an interesting, and hopefully informative ride!

Some of the things I have dabbled in include…


  • Bag design – bags for specific purposes, padded camera bags, ergonomic delivery bags
  • Beading
  • Body lotions, moisturiser, lip balms, deodorant making
  • Cake decorating
  • Calligraphy
  • Card making in general
  • Copper embossing
  • Crochet (clothing, doilies and soft toys)
  • Cross-stitch
  • Dress-making (including tailored mens trousers, fitted ladies undergarments, bellydance outfits etc)
  • Embroidery
  • Fabric painting / hobbytex
  • Face painting
  • Flower arranging
  • Hobby ceramics
  • Knitting – I’m better at cabbage patch jumpers than human ones
  • Lampshade making
  • Leatherwork – only made one shoulder bag, but I’m proud of it
  • Macrame – remember those days?
  • Miniatures – using many different mediums
  • Nail art – one of my true loves
  • Oil painting – only painted 3, but it still deserves to be listed
  • Papier mache
  • Pattern making for garments
  • Pergamano (parchment embossing)
  • Polymer clay jewellery
  • Polymer clay ornaments/play things
  • Quilling
  • Quilt making – machine
  • Silk ribbon embroidery
  • Soap making – fancy melt and pour style
  • Teabag folding AKA iris folding
  • Toilet paper origami
  • Wood carving to make my ‘lap harp’
  • Just all general crafts, making nic-naks, Christmas decorations etc


  • Photography
  • Genealogy
  • Learning German – not terribly successfully
  • Rock collecting
  • Coin collecting
  • Walking
  • Graphology (handwriting analysis)
  • Archery
  • Learning AUSLAN (Australian sign language)

If you want me to hurry up and talk about any of those specifically please let me know via the comments below.

Thank you for being here and I hope you enjoy your visit!

Tutorials or items to buy of all descriptions