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Practice Makes Poster

Ok so I may be labouring the point here…… but here’s the final double-sided version of the beautiful Advent Fair poster my husband Richard designed for our daughter’s school. All graphic design services were donated free of charge and I … Continue reading

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Knitting Nuts

Here’s a little needle case I made tonight. I knitted a scarf until I became impatient & decided I would use it for something else. I had better get to bed…. a whole day if playing tomorrow to look forward … Continue reading

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Gnome Place Like Home

More gnome madness here after getting hooked at Joy De Berker’s second workshop. Here are some I came across at a craft morning, they are so simple, and can be made in many different ways. Here is the progress on … Continue reading

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Happy happy joy joy

I really enjoyed the second session of the ten month course Education For A Happy Childhood by Joy De Berker. We started by singing an Autumn Verse, followed by Ring Time, some games and a puppet show about the Seed … Continue reading

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Felting for fun

I forgot my almost finished needle book today, so I made a new piece using wet felting, and had a go at wet felt balls. Here is my first layer…. Here is the second layer before adding any soapy water…. … Continue reading

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Knitting Momma

Ok so I’m totally addicted to knitting now. Here are some squares I’m making for a blanket for our daughter. I’m loving experimenting with various different needle lengths and sizes, as well as the size and chunkiness and consistency of … Continue reading

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I Felt It Again

Week two of the felting course done and here is the progress we have made. Last week we got as far as making a square of our own felt. Here is what my piece looked like after it had dried. … Continue reading

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Perseverance

I’ve been digging up old projects that need finishing including this sweet image. I probably have four or five half finished-cross stitch projects. Another project that required perseverance is my knitting (getting there albeit a bit lobsided). I have learned … Continue reading

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Giving is receiving

There is so much to be grateful for this week including food, foraging, and friendly neighbours. It’s been lovely receiving gifted apples, green beans and chicken eggs this week. Plus we picked some blackberries from the bushes on the way … Continue reading

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