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Finishing Touches

As I’ve mentioned once or twice, I’ve been decorating our house recently and I’ve tried, as I’ve done each room, to finish all the little touches that have been on my to-do list for ages. One of these was to … 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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Tweed Mini Miranda Bag

  A few weeks ago someone came to my Embroiderers Guild with a gorgeous tweed handbag she had just made at a workshop, it was rather nice! My magnolia handbag which I made eighteen months ago was looking decidedly worn … Continue reading

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Initial Cushions

Last week I was on annual leave, busy getting ready for Christmas and making presents. I made good progress,  making six presents altogether. I’ve already shown you the purses, today its the turn of the cushions! I was struggling for ideas … 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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Soft Furnishing Time

Last month I spent my two weeks annual leave completely redecorating our bedroom (and bathroom!) whilst my OH was away on cadet camp. It’s easier to decorate when he’s not around as he hates all the disruption and gets very … Continue reading

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Pattern Shame!

I’ve been having a bit of a sort out and tidy up in my sewing room this afternoon, I decided to tackle my pattern shelves. All my patterns are on a billy book case, I have plans to make fabric … Continue reading

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Diamond Wedding Cake

I’ve been making and decorating two celebration cakes over the last few weeks, the first one was collected last night… A colleague from work asked me to make a cake for her parents diamond wedding anniversary…sixty years!!! my OH and … Continue reading

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The Grand Opening!

I’ve been enthusing about my new sewing room for a few weeks now, but I haven’t actually had the grand opening, the big reveal…I was hoping to get it finished and perfect before I showed it to the world, but … Continue reading

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Chocolate Firescreen

Anyone else made a chocolate firescreen recently? I think I just have! I’ve got great plans for my new sewing room to be organised bliss, whether these plans come to fruition only time will tell. As you can see, at … Continue reading

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