Tag Archives: handmade

What I did with some oddments of fabric….

There’s little I like more than a nice big table of oddments of fabric outside a shop and I have purchased quite a collection… We had a proper treasure chest style trunk in our home – we found it in … 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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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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Dollhouse Chocolate Box…

The story line in my dollhouse Instagram has recently lead to a trip to Paris, France. Of course whenever you take a trip it’s traditional to bring a gift back to loved ones and young Victoria has done just that. … Continue reading

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A plaster plaque…

I recently spent a day at Ironbridge Victorian Town Blists Hill, in Telford Shropshire. My husband loves all things engineering related  and sometimes I struggle with a day looking at engines, but at Blists Hill I found so so much … Continue reading

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Granny Squares….

Once you get to grips with crochet your life changes…. in a good way but it can get quite obsessive, it’s ideal for taking on journeys and if you do take it out & about you need a little bag! … Continue reading

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A trip to the V&A Museum…

My husband and I recently planned a Saturday out, we both love visiting the wonderful museums and galleries in London and this day we had planned to go to the National Portrait Gallery, a firm favourite. The exhibition was photographer … Continue reading

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