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Happy Dance Time!

Well I had a very successful day at Otley show yesterday. Last year I won the Eric Walton Cup for the most points in the handicraft section for the first time (having entered things for over 25 years!) This year … Continue reading

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All ready for the Show

Over the last few weeks I’ve been busy making entries for our local show where there is a very well supported handicraft section. Last year for the first time ever (I’ve been entering for over 20 years!!) I won the … Continue reading

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Crafters Apron

Yesterday I spent a lovely couple of hours in Skipton making my own crafters apron. It was a workshop organised by my Embroiders Guild with Charlotte from The Stitch Society. The Stitch Society aprons are traditionally styled, heavy duty aprons, Charlotte … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May Monday

Last month I made my pledge for Me-Made-May… ‘I, Margaret of  thecraftycreek.com sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’16. I endeavour to wear one item of handmade clothing or accessory each day for the duration of May 2016′ Me-Made-May … Continue reading

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Flowers galore

I went to the Harrogate Spring Flower Show on Sunday with some friends, two of us go every year but it was a new experience for one friend in particular. We had a great time and the weather was cold … Continue reading

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Damson Gin Jacket

Over on The Monthly Stitch the challenge this month was Cheers for New Years, an outfit inspired by your favourite drink. This year I’m going to try to complete every challenge, so I put my thinking cap on for a drink … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Binding

It’s raining cats and dogs outside today, we’ve had a lovely dry autumn so far this year in Yorkshire, but last night the rain arrived big time, this is the view outside, misty and murky, a perfect sewing day really!! … Continue reading

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Summer Skirt Burda 8765

During the Me-Made-May challenge, I realised that my wardrobe was somewhat lacking in everyday separates, quite a few going out outfits, not much for going round the market or mooching round Skipton. I decided I needed a straight skirt. I had … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May and Newlook 6588

Well today is the last day of May and therefore the last day of the Me-Made-May challenge. It has certainly been quite a challenge to try and wear something I’ve made every day, I haven’t got that many clothes! It … Continue reading

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Me Made May

Last week I decided to take part in the Me-Made-May challenge, it’s organised by Zoe on So, Zo, What do you know? The idea is to challenge yourself to wear your own creations throughout the month of May. This was … Continue reading

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