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Knitting with Leftovers

I knit a lot and virtually every day.

Some of my knitting uses thrifty, frugal options, but some of it includes luxury handspun alpaca. It is my hobby and whilst I do try to source eco-friendly alternatives (I never buy standard cotton for dishcloths because it’s eco-footprint is so bad) I have bought some wonderful expensive and luxury yarns for my hobby over the years. 849 more words

DIY: Felt Pots & Pans Separators

A set of good quality pots and pans can make all the difference between a beautifully cooked dinner and a burnt one. Unfortunately good quality pots and pans aren’t easy on the pocket. 87 more words


Week 20 The Walking Dead Daryl Dixion

This week I was commissioned to draw Daryl Dixon played by actor Norman Reedus on the AMC show The Walking Dead. I decided to draw him like the comic book/graphic novel by Robert Kirkman. 34 more words


Project three - Simple sewing and threading a needle!

Oh we are really into the swing of things now.  the doorbell goes, and goes, and goes……

The children tumble in, choose a toy, help themselves to a snack, have a chat, learn a poem, be tigers all over the place……. 250 more words

Activities For Children

DIY: Paper Heart Garland

As you can see, I’m not very good at blogging. As I follow a lot of craft and DIY blogs, rather than trying to find the time to create new projects and not blogging for months on end, I’m going to share my favourites with you. 44 more words


Make Your Own Toddler Bird Costume

 It was Little Button’s nursery’s summer fair recently. Children were asked to come in animal costumes to fit with this theme. This was the perfect opportunity to try out my first dressing-up costume and take inspiration from a pin I pinned ages ago on Pinterest. 340 more words


BAM! Pow! Bang!

Hello Hello,

I am back with another craft tutorial for ehow.com – they have kept me really busy over there!

This may be my favorite (out of a whopping two that I have done for them) 65 more words