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Monday Sevens #61

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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. So it has been rather a while since we last posted. It seems life has well and truly got in the way of posting on here. So here is an attempt to recap probably the last… Read more »

Monday Sevens #60

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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. This week Nikki has been doing a bit more work around the house and the garden. She put up a new bird feeder in the corner of the new lawn. Hopefully this should bring a number… Read more »

A Dress Challenge: Jodi Bohra Part 1

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So as we mentioned in our Dress Challenge post we have agreed to design and make two outfits for our friend to wear to a wedding. The first one that we tackled was the Jodi Bohra. This outfit appears to go by many different names, depending I presume on the different origins and slight different variations of the outfit. The outfit… Read more »

Sewing Challenge: Petticoat

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So another on a list of things I volunteered to make for people… In some of our dance comps in the year there are Rock’n’Roll competitions and I volunteered to help a friend of mine out by making a skirt to match a leotard that she had bought. This post talks about what I have done so far to make… Read more »

Monday Sevens #52

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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 started work on a project for a friend – making a petticoat to compete rock and roll in. You can read more about it on my Petticoat Post The first delivery came of some appliques… Read more »

My first ravelry project: Completed

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So I blogged a little while about My first Ravelry project – where I was making a squishy Fisherman’s rib scarf for my dance partner. Well now I have completed it! It has been bundled up and given to him, complete with exclaims of ‘it’s so squishy’. I think it’s safe to safe it was quite well received, which is a relief…. Read more »

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 »