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Hobbies & Pastimes…

Yesterday my husband, daughter and I took the day off work. My husband set off for Sussex and spent a happy day riding Steam Trains My daughter and I headed off to Alexandra Palace, London. It’s an iconic venue if … Continue reading

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Elephant bunting for Ivy…

This summer I visited my very good friend for another holiday in beautiful Suffolk. As in previous years we got to spend a day sewing with lovely Gillian. If you’re ever in the area see if she has a class … Continue reading

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A few of my favourite things…

A friend at work used to get me to do cards and pictures for her friends and gave me such amazing information about the said friends that I had plenty to draw. I always make ‘name’ cards for new born … Continue reading

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Hair styles in the 1920’s…

Due to my living half of my life in a miniature world I have been doing lots of research about the 1920’s. I had planned to make some new dolls from scratch, it’s not as easy as I thought and … Continue reading

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Maud Lewis (part 2)…

So as I previously wrote about, I’m really fond of Maud Lewis’ folk art work and I copied one of her designs on a cushion cover. (Maud Lewis (part 1) Once it was finished I decided to add a little … Continue reading

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Yarn bombing…

Some colleagues and I have started a little Knit & Natter session at our place of work. We meet once a week and chat whilst creating in yarn or cross-stitch or making pom-poms or whatever we fancy – there are … Continue reading

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Maud Lewis (part 1)…

I am a fan of Sally Hawkins and when a film popped up on Netflix with her in, I started to watch. The film was called ‘Maudie‘ and it told the sad tale of the life of Maud Lewis. She … Continue reading

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