Tag Archives: handmade

What to use this fabric for…

My friend of many many years recently gave me a lot of fabric – all of exceptional quality. But this fabric…well I couldn’t think what to do with. When my husband needed a cover for a machine in his shed … Continue reading

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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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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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Bargain cushion cover…

Whilst changing buses on my route home from work the other day I found myself with 4 minutes to spare; so I  popped into a fabric shop to look in their remnants bin… One of the pieces I hastily grabbed … Continue reading

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Sewing machine cover…

I have already made a cover for my sewing machine, and I do love it, but I think it will better suit my sewing room/studio which sadly only exists in my mind at the moment. As I do all my … Continue reading

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Napkins… (Crochet)

  Following on from my cushion decorating with these crochet squares, I decided to decorate some new napkins. I sorted through my crocheted ‘granny’ squares and then crocheted the flowers and leaves, I then spent a few happy minutes sorting … Continue reading

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Mini books….

As I seem to be doing more and more lately, this week I have been making in miniature. The latest story in The Littleton’s Family Story (my Instagram venture) has been about a little bird house in the garden. I … Continue reading

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