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Oooh, new fabric :D

Yesterday a lovely friend took me to a new (to me) fabric shop… Fabrics Galore in Clapham, London. It was well worth a visit!! I don’t have anywhere for nice dress fabrics around me, so with a couple of dress … Continue reading

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It’s here! Although it would be easy to think it was summer in today’s delicious warmth and sunshine. Yesterday afternoon Sweet Pea and I painted some stones with acrylic paint. Sweet Pea had fun with colour mixing. I gave him … Continue reading

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I finished spinning…

…and plying, and setting, and drying, and winding And now I have a little ball of yarn that I made all by very own self It won’t go very far so I think it’s destined to be a mug warmer … Continue reading

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In a spin…

I’ve been spinning! I have been playing with the drop spindle I got from Unravel last week, and I don’t have much, but I do have a spindle full of plied yarn! It is somewhat rustic looking, but it is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me :D

What a fabulous birthday weekend I’ve had! Yesterday I spent the day at the amazing Unravel festival. This wonderful showcase of yarn, fluff, spinning and all things associated was one of the best craft shows I’ve ever been to. Although … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea’s first day at school!

Sweet Pea started at his Kindergarten today. He was a little unsure, but really enjoyed himself some of the time. Happily I can stay until he is completely settled, and I think it could be a few more sessions before … Continue reading

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My Hydrangea is finally in bloom!

I’ll post some better pics at the weekend, but for now here are a few snaps of my finished Hydrangea quilt. I have had this one on the go since last summer, so it’s great to have it done It … Continue reading

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January is almost over…

…and I am in Finishing Off mode! My Hydrangea quilt, which I started last summer, has been my main focus in the last week or so. I added a border to finish off the top, and started to layer it … Continue reading

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Sherbert Pips for Rosie

And here is my first Finished Object of 2012: a little quilt I started on 29th December, for a brand new baby called Rosie. This is the first time I’ve restricted myself to one fabric collection. I usually love the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I’m a bit late, but here’s a quick festive round-up before I show you my first quilt of 2012. We had a wonderful Christmas, and I can report that the Christmas Pud was Very Good Indeed

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