Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sparks

Tomorrow I am taking lots of felt, stuffing and buttons to Park Community School for Sparks, their summer holiday program. It is designed to welcome new pupils to the school and we will be making all kinds of felt toys. … Continue reading

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Blogging for Fred Aldous

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you will remember how excited I was when my gigantic bag of stuffing arrived from Fred Aldous! So when they asked me to write a guest post for their super … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – July’s Winner!

The present this month was three 50 gram balls of beautiful MillaMia merino yarn from The Yarn & Craft Shop! Pop over to see all the gorgeous wool, patterns and lots of other supplies that they stock. A name has … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Picnics

This month I have been thinking a lot about picnics! I have listed some of my mini quilts in my Etsy shop, which are perfect for your little one to sit on outdoors, to snuggle under and somewhere to play … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Fabric Covered Beads

This tutorial will show you how to make beautiful little fabric covered beads. I wrote a fabric necklace tutorial last year which has proved very popular and this one is even simpler, with no sewing involved! You could make a … Continue reading

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WoW Workshops!

Last year I was lucky enough to be part of a new project in Waterlooville, where a program of craft workshops was put together by Culture Shift for the children on a new estate. It was called the West of … Continue reading

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Sunny Southsea

It has been a very busy and sunny weekend here in Southsea! The Southsea Food Festival was on this weekend and today the Race for Life took place along the seafront. I have also been very busy, running Mini Makers … Continue reading

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Book Review : Adorable Knits for Tiny Tots

Adorable Knits for Tiny Tots is one in a series of nine lovely knitting books from The Craft Library. For this book Zoe Mellor has designed 25 great patterns for your little ones, sized from 6 months to 4 years … Continue reading

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Made in Felt

I was out shopping for workshop supplies the other day when a gorgeous looking magazine caught my eye! It is called Made in Felt and is filled full of projects, 33 in total, which include lots of different toys, homewares, … Continue reading

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Mini Makers at Aspex

This Saturday I am teaching Mini Makers at Aspex, which is the perfect way for your little one to explore their creativity! These sessions are for toddlers to eight year olds and are inspired by the changing exhibitions at the … Continue reading

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