Monthly Archives: September 2014

My heart rug

I love having projects that you can add to over time and that you can rediscover, but there is also a great satisfaction to be gained from finishing something that has been in the making for a couple of years! … Continue reading

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A bit of blocking

My lovely friend Lucy gave me a Poppy Treffry tea towel for my birthday and it was so pretty that I wanted to use it for something special. It’s bigger than a normal tea towel so I decided it was … Continue reading

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Funky Town Festival!

On Saturday the 27th of September, Guildhall Square will be the setting for another fantastic family event! Following the success of The Street Games held in May, Funky Town Festival will be a celebration of street theatre and carnival arts. … Continue reading

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Felt tinsel kits are ready!

My felt tinsel kits are back! Every celebration needs a lovely felt garland and this little kit contains everything you need to make a cheerful piece of tinsel. The kits are packed with wool felt and also have thread, wooden beads … Continue reading

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Woolly nests!

What do you do with your wool scraps? I use small balls to add stripes to my scrappy blanket and even smaller pieces to make cheery pom poms. But I wanted to use even my tiny pieces of wool for … Continue reading

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Little Hands Make … Giant Felt Tinsel!

Felt is one of my very favourite materials and it’s the perfect way to introduce children to textiles. It comes in a bright rainbow of colours, is easy to cut and holds its shape really nicely. Making a piece of giant … Continue reading

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My pattern pad

Last time I visited my parents in Somerset I came across an interesting looking pile of notebooks in my old room. I discovered a colouring book called “Pattern Pad” and it brought back memories of hours spent carefully selecting colours … Continue reading

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Crochet Pocket

When I was trying to decide how to have my hair for our wedding I came across an Etsy shop called Crochet Pocket. It is filled with beautiful crocheted items, including flower appliqués in lots of different sizes and colours. I … Continue reading

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My crocheted cactus!

When having a sort out the other day I unearthed a big collection of dressmaking patterns. My friend Kendal loves to make her own clothes, particularly pretty dresses, so I thought she would make good use of them. We live on the … Continue reading

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