Quick project: Framed organisation lists

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So this is a tutorial for a very quick project, I think it took me less than 30 minutes to make 2 of these and take photographs. For this project you need: Some frames – size doesn’t matter (these are from IKEA but you can pick up cheap frames lots of places) Card – enough to cover the opening of… Read more »

Monday Sevens #49

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Some orange and purple fabric samples got delivered for a Jodi Bohra which Nikki is making for her friend to wear to a wedding.   Nikki attempted some Tambour beading, with varying success. Probably something that… Read more »

Making My Memory Jar

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Making a memory jar As a resolution for this year, I have decided I need to document my life better. As part of this I have decided I want to make a memory jar. This was something I saw a friend post about on Facebook and the concept of it is very simple. You take a jar (or any other… Read more »

A/W sewing plans – An Update

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Last year I wrote up some Autumn Winter Sewing Plans which I cant say that I got very far with! I did finish the neck line on my Aberdeen sweater but haven’t changed the cuffs yet. I now own the grey ponte for the Zephyr dress after winning £20 gift card from Tia Knight Jeans are still on my list!… Read more »

Monday Sevens #48

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Nikki got stuck into her first knitting project of the year starting with these 3 massive balls of wool! And Pippa managed to document her scarf at least partially Nikki & Philip finally got their painting stretched… Read more »

My first Ravelry project

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I have used the ravelry website a few times, to look for inspiration for projects but I have never actually made something with a project on there, until now… This project isn’t complete yet, just over the halfway mark now actually, but I probably won’t post any photos of it on here until it is done, in case the recipient… Read more »

2016 Makes – 2017 Aims.

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2016 is over now and its time to look back on the year and forward to the next one. I haven’t found 2016 too bad on a personal level but as a year globally, what a year! But one good thing that a friend posted on FB is that we had no forces personnel deaths on operations, the first year… Read more »

#StitchingSanta Reveal – Nikki

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So this year I took part for the first time in the #StitchingSanta organised by the wonderful Sheila at sewchet, pippa had done this last year and was doing both the sewing and the knitting swaps, but I opted just to do the sewing swap. Maybe if I get some more knitting done I might try a knitting swap in… Read more »

#StitchingSanta Reveal – Pippa

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My apologies for how long it has taken for me to get these photos up but Christmas/New Year is a time that I don’t really spend that much time on technology. Lots of knitting and cooking etc. Here are the two #StitchingSanta presents that I received. First is my Knitting one from Hila at Saturdaynightstitch this lovely West Yorkshire Spinners… Read more »

Monday Sevens #47

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Well… the week between Christmas and New Year… this is the time of year when we generally forget what day of the week it is, what we are meant to be doing and all schedules just… Read more »