Category Archives: Crafts

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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Eighteen for 18

Last year a couple of blogs I follow were doing ’17 for 17′, lots of little (and big) things to aim for over the year. I liked the way it include non sewing and lifestyle aims as well and a … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 3

It doesn’t seem three weeks since I last showed you my Signed Tealed & Delivered cross-stitch, I started it in mid November so I think I’ve made pretty good progress.This is going to be part of Kate Chiconi’s ovarian cancer … Continue reading

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My Secret Santa is a Squirrel !

I hope your Christmas is going well, we had a lovely day yesterday when my mum joined us for lunch and today has been a quiet sewing day, so a pretty perfect break really! I’d been eyeing up my basket … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Crafty Creek Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Twelve decorations Eleven Christmas roses Ten holly leaves Nine Trees on Napkins Eight stained glass figures Seven Santa Clauses Six Christmas quilts Five Cross-stitch Smalls Four homemade cards … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Eve

It’s Christmas Eve tomorrow and I finally feel ready for Christmas, we collected the turkey this morning at about 7.30am, we always go early as otherwise the queue at the butchers is winding down the road and round the corner! … Continue reading

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Holly Humbug

I think this will be my last finish before Christmas, a Holly Humbug for our tree… Last year I stitched a Mistletoe humbug and it’s my favourite Christmas decoration this year, so much so that when I got a discount … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming

I’m gradually getting a bit more into the festive spirit, it’s taken a bit of doing this year!! Yesterday I finally finished putting all the decorations up. One thing I do like at Christmas is reacquainting myself with various Christmas … Continue reading

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