Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy Christmas!

I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas wherever in the world you are reading from! Thank you very much for following and reading all about my adventures this past year, I am taking a few days … Continue reading

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Packing my Christmas bag

For Christmas this year I am going home to Somerset for five whole days! I am so excited to be spending Christmas in the house where I grew up, eating good food, going for walks in the countryside and spending … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Pom Poms

This month I’ve rediscovered the joy of making pom poms! So in celebration of all things cosy, this month’s treasure hunting post is all about those lovely balls of wool. All these images are featured with the kind permission of … Continue reading

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Aiming High at Christmas!

Last night I ran a workshop at one of my favourite creative spaces in Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery. It was for parents of children with SEN and autism, so that they could have a couple of hours to themselves, to be … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Pom Pom Garland

Last week I posted a tutorial on how to make pom poms. This year I am using them to decorate my Christmas presents and I’m also making garlands with them. To make your very own garland you will need a … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – December’s Winner!

This month’s giveaway to say thank you to all my lovely subscribers was a cosy hot water bottle cover, made from super soft gingerbread man fabric and lined with cream fleece. Just the thing to keep you toasty this winter! … Continue reading

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Handmade Living

There are so many crafty magazines on the shelves now with hundreds of beautiful projects inside and its hard to know which one to pick. I picked up a copy of Handmade Living recently because the beautiful embroidered stockings caught … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Pom Poms

I think a lot of people learn how to make pom poms when they are children. I remember making them using cereal box card and my Mum’s oddments of wool. They are so simple to make, use up the tiniest … Continue reading

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One to keep

Everyone has those projects that they wish they had never started. The projects that make you tear your hair out in frustration and say bad words. The ones where the patterns just don’t make sense and may as well be … Continue reading

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Stash storage

My stash of felt seems to be multiplying. The time had come to find a way of storing it that meant I could see all the lovely colours to be inspired by, was compact and that kept it in good … Continue reading

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