Category Archives: Crafts

Two Little Finishes

I rather enjoy stitching my little cross-stitch smalls, I usually stitch them on the move, ‘borrowed time’ stitching as I call it, waiting for appointments, in a train station or just waiting for the water to boil for the potatoes! … Continue reading

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A Sewing Room Clock

Do you ever get those days when there’s 101 things you could sew, all those half done projects, but you really don’t fancy sewing those, you want something new you can finish…well that was me on Sunday afternoon! I decided … Continue reading

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Silken Strata Cushion

I’m a bit behind with my posts at the moment, August seems to have been a lot busier than usual with short trips away, family visiting and days out, there’s no sign of life quietening down until mid September if … Continue reading

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A Good Day at the Show.

I’ve just had a pretty successful day at Ilkley Flower Show. I only really discovered this show last year through one of our WI members, she mentioned they had a handicraft section and wanted more entries! From my perspective as … Continue reading

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A Spoonful of Sewing

In a couple of weeks time there’s a flower show in one of the nearby towns, they have a handicraft section and they’re always keen for people to enter. I decided to enter a few things again. One of the … Continue reading

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Eighteen for 18

We’re a week into August already! A little late, but here’s my report on how I’m doing with my challenge, Eighteen for 18…   1 Etsy store opened; Still no further, I think I really need to take the plunge … Continue reading

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A Pair and a Spare

This post was going to be called a Pair of Smalls, then I found another one, so I have a spare like any good Girl Guide 🙂 I started June on my trip down to London, it’s a really cute … Continue reading

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A Snip of Scissors

Just think of the plural words you could use for a collection of scissors,a snip, a slash, a cut, a blade…I seem to have acquired quite a collection of scissors, all for different things of course! A couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Clock

Today’s photo challenge word from Postcard from Gibraltar is clock… This is our conservatory wall, my OH finds it amusing as the clock is now set at 10 to 2, he chuntered so much about it having a loud tick … Continue reading

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A Not So Small Heart!

It’s our wedding anniversary whilst we are away, last year I made a cross-stitch card, this year I decided to do the same but to make it in such a way that I could make it into a ‘small’ afterwards, … Continue reading

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