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Making Chickens!

I had a lovely afternoon this week teaching my WI’s Craft Club how to make chicken pattern weights. It seemed a fairly apt project just after Easter. On the last series of Great British Sewing Bee I noticed quite a … 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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Kilner Jar Pin Cushions

  I had a bit of a panic last night when I realised it was less than three weeks to Tea and Tents, the WI camping and crafting festival. It was brilliant last year and I’m really looking forward to … Continue reading

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Archimedes

Meet Archimedes, or Archie for short! I made him one evening this week from my scrap basket. Archimedes is designed by Susan from Super Mom No Cape, he’s a dinky little pin cushion. Susan kindly made the pattern available for … Continue reading

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Pincushion Parade

Ida, over on My Sister Made Me Do It is holding her first Linky party, a pincushion parade, which I think is a great theme, it made me start looking at the ones I use and the ones I’ve made … Continue reading

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Two soft toys

It was Otley Show last weekend, I decided to enter two soft toys. Now I knew from bitter experience that ‘soft toy’ actually means ‘soft toy suitable for a child under three,’ well they should say that, shouldn’t they!! A … Continue reading

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Bee Pincushion is finished!

I’ve just finished my bee pincushion, I started it about a month ago but I had a bit of a hiatus whilst I cracked on with the Indian Mosaic. I’m  really pleased with it, though I’m not sure it will … Continue reading

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Bee Pincushion

I’m making good progress on my bee pincushion, considering I only started it at the beginning of the month. I’ve now completed all the panels, they look really pretty, I love the colours. The alphabet goes all around the sides, … Continue reading

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Giveaway winner

We have a winner! The pear pincushion will be winging its way across the Atlantic to Toni Anne in New York, I’m not sure it will arrive in time for Christmas, but hopefully in the New Year it will arrive … Continue reading

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Giveaway Day

Today is Giveaway Day over on SewMamaSew, it’s my first time taking part and I’m giving away a pincushion. I thoroughly enjoyed the Pin cushion Swap over on SewSheCan, it was quite inspiring seeing all the different designs being made, … Continue reading

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