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My sewing machine has a new home!

I’ve unpacked my sewing machine and set it upon an old school desk that I found a few years ago. My fabric is ready to go and there are lots of projects I want to get stitching. Now all I … Continue reading

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A night of colouring at Make & The Craft Kitchen

Last night I went to the first ever Grown-Up Colouring in Club at Make & The Craft Kitchen! I was really curious to try it out because I have been hearing a lot about the new craze in adult colouring … Continue reading

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Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens

I have discovered a new type of place that I love to visit. When I go somewhere new I find myself actively searching for sculpture gardens! I have visited three to date and loved each one. They have all been completely different … Continue reading

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René Geissler’s Cacti & Succulent Nursery

Matt knows just how much I love cacti and succulents. So at the end of our holiday last week he did a bit of research on the internet and found out about a wonderful man called René Geissler. René has been growing … Continue reading

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Tea-tip : Finishing an embroidery hoop

Welcome to the very first tea-tip post! This post will show you how to finish off the back of an embroidery hoop. I love stitching a design and leaving it in the hoop, I think its simple, thrifty and a bit quirky. … Continue reading

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My second handmade bath mat

After the success of my first handmade bath mat, crocheted in bright blue jersey, I have decided to make another! My crocheted mat is being used in my bathroom at the moment and I love having something handmade, colourful and … Continue reading

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A present in seed stitch

My lovely friend Cynthia got married on Saturday and I wanted to make something special for her and her husband Stuart. I decided to stitch an outline of Dubai, where they are currently spending their honeymoon, and popped the date … Continue reading

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A waiting room swap!

The other week I was sat in a waiting room, happily reading a crochet magazine. I had finished and was just about to add it to the existing pile of magazines for someone else to enjoy when I spotted a … Continue reading

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A new project … with a deadline!

I have been working hard on my heart rag rug recently, I’m graduating the colours so its taking a bit of thinking and planning to get it right! I’ve also been knitting a lot, so its really refreshing to spend … Continue reading

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The first row!

I have been taking my bundles of squares to Make every Wednesday night (my very favourite night of the week!), laying the squares out after referring to my plan and carefully stitching them together. My Mum very cleverly left long tails … Continue reading

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