Category Archives: Crafts

Mothers Day Gift

Apologies if this is a bit of a proud Mum post!! My 19 year old daughter Helen is in Uni at the moment but she came home for Mothers Day weekend. She gave me the most beautiful present, I’m so … Continue reading

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Mothers Day

Here in the UK it’s Mothering Sunday today, or Mothers Day as it is usually called these days. My mum is in her 80’s and her birthday is in a few days time as well, so you do get to … Continue reading

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Handmade Cards

Doesn’t time fly when you’re happy! It’s our tenth wedding anniversary tomorrow, we’re celebrating with a weekend in the Lakes, staying near Ullswater. After all the disruption at home it will be wonderful to escape for a couple of days … Continue reading

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Looking back at February

February seems to have whizzed past, I know it’s a bit shorter, but even so! We’re knee deep in decorating at home at the moment so sewing has pretty much been restricted to evenings when I collapse in a heap … Continue reading

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Travelling Sketchbook

  This month at my Embroiderers Guild meeting Travelling Sketchbooks were launched. I only became aware of the concept of a Travelling Sketchbook a few months ago when I (rather rashly!!) volunteered to take part in  one organised by artist Anne … Continue reading

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The Great Getaway Bag

Last night over on Sugar Lane Designs it was Friday Night Sew In, a virtual sewing party. As I’m Billy-n0-mates this weekend I can sew to my hearts content and I finished my first make of 2017, it also nicely links in … Continue reading

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Mother and Daughter Time

Having had one week at university Helen has decided she needs some crafts to keep her occupied, so while she was at home for Christmas she took herself off to Hobbycraft to make herself a ‘craftbox’. She came back with … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

A couple of months ago (ok, I admit it was probably a bit more than a couple!) we were all given a name badge to create at Skipton Embroiderers Guild, it’s a great idea, as particularly for a newbie like … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of a Crafty Creek Christmas!

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me Twelve Christmas Crackers Eleven Decorations Ten Sparkling Stars Nine orange roses Eight Christmas Napkins Seven Santa Clauses Six Christmas Quilts Five Gold Threads Four Candles burning (Couldn’t resist that one, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cakes and Gingerbread

A couple of weeks ago I went on a WI ‘Christmas Dabble Day’, they’re like a craft taster day, there’s usually a choice of three or four crafts and you choose two to do in the morning and one in … Continue reading

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