Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stitching up a storm

I have been stitching away on some new toys this week. Firstly I tried out an elephant in a new fabric, this bright turquoise micro fleece, and teamed it with a cerise ear and white button eyes. I’ve also stitched … Continue reading

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The French Knot Studio

I decided the other day that I wanted to try my hand at making some felt balls. I happened to be in Havant, in between the bunting workshops for The Boat Project, so I popped into the French Knot Studio. … Continue reading

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In print…twice!

I’ve had two really lovely mentions in the last week and wanted to share them with you. The first was in The News, which was an article about The Boat Project bunting workshops that I ran on behalf of Making … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – April’s Winner

I now have too many lovely subscribers to fit all your names in my favourite teacup! I’ve had to graduate to a lovely old glass jar which usually holds all of my white buttons. I’ve picked out a name to … Continue reading

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The Summer Tea Party!

The Summer Tea party will be taking place on Sunday the 10th of June at Like a Teatray in the Sky. After eating a delicious afternoon tea, guests will be making something which contains all my favourite things – felt, … Continue reading

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The Button Swap!

I have met some great creative souls on Twitter, who have a lot of good ideas. I was lucky enough to hear about one such idea, a button swap organised by a lady called Lisa Williams (aka @noodleBubble). Everyone that … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Fabric Necklace

This tutorial shows you a simple way of turning a small piece of georgette or chiffon into a really sweet little necklace. Floaty scarves and vintage hankies are also perfect for this. For this example I’ve chosen a really soft … Continue reading

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Keep your tea cosy

One of the things that I love about teaching workshops is when people look at something with fresh perspective and come up with new ideas that I would never have thought of. This workshop was no exception, Kate chose two … Continue reading

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O the possibilities!

My gigantic 10kg bag of stuffing arrived in the post today, its bigger than me and actually quite heavy! That is a lot of these… …and a few of these too!

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The Boat Project Bunting – Last workshops

This Saturday is your last chance to pop along to one of the free workshops I am running on behalf of Making Space to make bunting for the launch of The Boat Project. The two previous workshops have produced lots … Continue reading

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