Monthly Archives: January 2017

Monday Sevens #51

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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. We started off the week with a ‘Burns Night’ dinner hosted at our friends house, complete with lots of haggis and naturally some Whiskey afterwards…   We are currently contemplating how to redevelop our kitchen and… Read more »

Documenting my life, travels etc: Intro

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One of the things I said I wanted to do in 2017 was document my life better, and do something with the momentoes that I have already collected from places I have been. I have previously blogged about some of the foreign places I have been, mainly on my inter-rail trip , but unfortunately not many other places. I will hopefully… Read more »

Monday Sevens #50

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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. The Beginning of this week has been a little slow. Pippa returned from Scotland with some illness that wiped her out for the first few days. Nikki has been following up her New Years Aims to… Read more »

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 »