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WIP Wednesday-27th December

Welcome to my festive version of WIP Wednesday, I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. This week has some slightly different content to my normal projects. Some are ‘cheats’ as they are also finished, but I can explain why each could still be a work in progress! I’ll start with our offering to…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-27th December

Card making · Kids Craft · My other ramblings

Top Tips For Making Character Cards

I’ve dithered about this post for a while, because there are obvious copywrite issues surrounding licensed characters. However, children can be a demanding bunch and it is nice to surprise them with a handmade card with their favourite character on. I want to start by saying that I only make these cards as gifts (and…… Continue reading Top Tips For Making Character Cards

Kids Craft · My other ramblings · Sewing

A Worry Monster Plea

It was only just a month ago that I shared the Worry Monster sewing pattern, and on Saturday I received a lovely email from the charity¬†Knit for Nowt¬†to see if they could add my Worry Monster pattern to their selection. They make and donate Worry Monsters and other therapy dolls and puppets to children in…… Continue reading A Worry Monster Plea

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Salt Dough Decorations

Another person making salt dough? Who’d have thought it at this time of year! This was however a momentous occasion for me, as they actually worked. You know how you’re supposed to learn from your mistakes? It seems I missed that and I’m a huge glutton for punishment. Over the years (in my job!) I…… Continue reading Salt Dough Decorations

Allotment · crochet · Kids Craft · My other ramblings

Sunday Sevens #9

Welcome to my 9th Sunday Sevens, the brainchild of Natalie at Threads and Bobbins. This week has been another busy one, with a bit more harvesting from the allotment and a lot of odds and ends jobs! 1) Beetroot pickling has begun! I thinned out the row and ending up harvesting two thirds of it as…… Continue reading Sunday Sevens #9