Monthly Archives: October 2012

Tutorial : Felt Tinsel

I love using up every last scrap of fabric. This tutorial will show you a very quick and easy way to make a sweet piece of tinsel that you can make from all of those lovely pieces of felt that … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – October’s Winner!

The present in the post for October was a snuggly cream and brown crocheted scarf, perfect for keeping those autumnal chills at bay. I really enjoyed crocheting it because the wool is really soft and has flecks of other lovely … Continue reading

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Broomhill Art Hotel & Sculpture Gardens

Yesterday I spent a wonderful afternoon wandering around Broomhill Art Hotel & Sculpture Gardens. When searching for art galleries to visit on holiday, Broomhill kept popping up and I couldn’t wait to visit. We arrived in time for lunch and … Continue reading

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Griffins Yard

I’m on holiday in Ilfracombe this week, staying in a big house right by the sea. We have walked for miles, eaten lots of tasty food and I even got to fulfil a dream – horseriding on the beach in … Continue reading

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Birthday stitches

I love settling down with a bit of hand stitching, so when my lovely friend Jo mentioned that she loved the embroidery that I did for my Mum’s birthday, I knew that I was going to really enjoy making her … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Houses

I’m a real homebody and where I live means a lot to me. I lived in the same house for 19 years before I moved to Portsmouth to go to university and I love going back to see my parents, … Continue reading

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The Make & Craft Winner!

Last week I took part in the Make & Craft Blog Tour to celebrate the launch of their first issue. Each blogger was given a lovely craft book to giveaway to one of their readers. I have pulled a name … Continue reading

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Gather

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post all about an exciting idea that was keeping me awake at night. Well I’m going to let you in on the secret, I’ve been designing some Christmas decoration kits! There are … Continue reading

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Cake & making!

I really love running the tea parties and this Sunday afternoon was no exception. Eight ladies settled down to chat and enjoy a gorgeous afternoon tea. The mini carrot cakes and endless pots of tea set the autumnal atmosphere perfectly. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s supplies!

My basket is full to the brim with all the supplies needed for the perfect creative, cosy afternoon! At the Autumn Tea Party we will be making an autumnal garland from felt ruffle balls. Once you know how to make … Continue reading

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