Magnetic Snap Photo Tutorial

  One of the things I love about Instagram is the sense of community and camaraderie on there. So when one of the lovely ladies I follow asked me if I had any tips for inserting a magnetic snap, I offered to do a photo tutorial. After all it has been sooo long (too long) […]

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Amigurumi Pincushion Tutorial

Who wants an amigurumi pincushion tutorial? I do as I am starting a dressmaking course next week and on my list of things to bring is a pincushion. Out of all the sewing equipment I have brought over the years, I don’t seem to have a pincushion. Well actually this isn’t true. I do have […]

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Spring Has Come Early

I might have been a little quiet but lots has been going on behind the scenes. It might be only January but Spring has come early to our house and I have been on a cleaning rampage. Cupboards have been rearranged, furniture has been shifted, floors have been scrubbed. The house has been reworked and […]

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Happy Bunnies Galore!

In case you didn’t pick it up from yesterday’s post, I like to find books in thrift stores. Especially art and craft books.  Seriously, those things are so expensive to buy brand new that it is definitely worth having a rummage through the shelves of local charity shops to see what can be discovered. One […]

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From Small Beginnings Come Great Things

Resolutions are all very well and good, but to truly be worthwhile you have to follow through with them and actually accomplish that which you have set out to achieve. Without action all you have is a list of ideas and not much else. So with this in mind, yesterday evening I sat down and […]

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New Year, New Resolutions, New Crafts

It’s the beginning of a new year and like everyone else, I am drawn to the idea of making some resolutions to mark its passage. Last year had its ups and downs. At one point I had to totally reassess where my life was going, overhaul my goals, pick myself up after yet another spectacular […]

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