Author Archives: Nikki

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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#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 »

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