Category Archives: Sewing

Paper Piecing Australia

Earlier in the year one of the blogs I follow (Granny Maud’s Girl) featured a quilted map of Australia, just nicely cushion size, each state was created in a different colour, I decided that when it came out as a … Continue reading

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Eighteen for 18 Update

May has flown by and has been a pretty busy month, I painted Mum’s house, baked cakes for Askwith Show, stitched for three days in Grassington as well as all the usual stuff like gardening, sewing etc. So how have … 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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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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Fold and Stitch Christmas Wreath

Last autumn one of the quilting facebook pages I follow was full of beautiful Christmas wreaths made from a pattern by Poor House Quilts, I thought they were gorgeous but I knew I didn’t have time to start making one … Continue reading

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A Colourful Cushion

I’ve decided to enter the handicraft section of the local flower show, I’ve never been so I’ve no idea what the competition is like, but it’s only like 50p per entry…so I’ve entered ten items 🙂 One class is ‘A … Continue reading

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Otley Show

The weather forecast for today is sunny spells, scattered showers with risk of hail and thunderstorms…so it must be Otley Show day, it’s a standing joke here that it always rains on show day! It’s the first in the show calendar … Continue reading

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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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Thank you!

In life, you come across people both in the blogging world and in the real world who are very much givers, rather than takers, they encourage and inspire and help others where ever they can. Sometimes I think it’s nice to … Continue reading

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Button Back Skirt; Newlook 6876

Whilst I was making my coatigan in that gorgeous tweed last month, the fabric happened to lie next to a length of Avoca wool I treated myself to at an Embroiderers Guild meeting where Fabworks had a stand. The two fabrics … Continue reading

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