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Travelling clothes….

This week I have made two whole outfits…including hats! Of course they are quite small….the outfits in question are for the dollshouse figures Mr and Mrs Littleton. Mrs Littleton had been feeling a little dowdy in her latest clothes – … Continue reading

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Subtle decoration….

I do find it difficult to leave anything alone and my husband has been heard to say a few times over the years “Please don’t paint or stick anything on that…..”. well really, I mean I don’t have to decorate … Continue reading

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A block for my granny squares….

As I’m sure you’re aware if you follow this blog, I am a fan of crocheting. I find it very relaxing to do and like that you can take it anywhere. I had been making some simple little granny squares, … Continue reading

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The little box is done…

The project of upcycling the little wooden box which I started last week is finished. I hummed and hahhed for ages trying to decide what I wanted to do on the top, after taking off the original paper picture. But … Continue reading

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Work in progress…

I’ve got such a lot of things to do at the moment that my hobby of making, drawing and crafting is taking a back seat. But I have been doing a few bits and bobs, a little granny square crochet … Continue reading

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Drawing….

A friend has requested another name banner – and this time all featuring Beatrix Potter characters. It’s been an absolute joy to study and, yes, copy her fine drawings around the 7 letters of a name. Beatrix Potter is once … Continue reading

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Making time for meditative mindfulness with craft…

Everyone is busy, almost everyone is stressed and many of us suffer with anxiety (not everyone I know, but definitely more than there should be!). I have written about the health benefits before and it’s no secret that craft is … Continue reading

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