Category Archives: crafting

It’s December and time to…

Hang up the bunting! With my love of crochet and needing a little project to do whilst visiting a relative in hospital (well reading would be rude and there’s only so long a one way conversation can keep going), I … Continue reading

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A plain box no more…

Recently, my mum offered me some drawing paper, canvases and a portable easel, all items a friend of hers was passing on. Needless to say I said ‘yes please!’. So, one day I was looking at the box which is … Continue reading

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Wooden Brooches…

Whilst sorting out my drawers and cupboards which contain all my crafty bits and bobs I came across these birds and owls. I had bought the owls for a photo-shoot of craft makes for a magazine article, sadly although my … Continue reading

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Fabric Painting on tea-cloths…

My family have a rule that we give each other little presents at the Christmas dinner table which have not cost us a fortune…. A couple of years ago I decided to have a tea theme with a little bag … Continue reading

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Can’t stop crocheting flowers….

A friend recently gave me some self-cover buttons amongst other bits and bobs yet to be used. I covered the buttons in some gorgeous fabric which another friend had given to me (yes I do have some very lovely friends!). … Continue reading

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Sunflower cushion…

A lovely friend recently celebrated her half century and I decided to make a gift. As I’m enjoying decorating cushion covers at the moment I decided to do one for her. I was advised that her favourite flower is the … Continue reading

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Mini Plaque….

Back to the world of miniatures this week. I was sat at my desk trying to decide what to do, I saw a small piece of wood and started to cut a rectangular piece, sanded down the edges and then … Continue reading

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