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WIP Wednesday-4th April

Last week in my WIP Wednesday post I said that I was going to have a busy week. Somehow I still fitted in some of my own crafting around making birthday cakes, a birthday card, Easter baskets for 4 children and an Easter tree. (I think the weather has been on my side-the allotment is…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-4th April

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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

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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

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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