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Dying for a change!

I had been dying my hair for so long that when I finally stopped just before Munch was born I didn’t really know what colour my hair actually was! 297 more words

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portrait three pt2

Portrait three was finished less than an hour ago. I can’t decide whether he’s an old-fashioned butcher just missing his apron or whether he’s out for a Sunday stroll to check out the local talent. 55 more words

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Stitched Safari

The Stitched Safari book by Tomomi Maeda was delivered on Saturday and I have no doubt I’ll be attempting one or two of the animals before long. 280 more words

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birthday books

In April I made stumpwork portraits of Beryl and Doris, using the internet and one or two books I have for assistance. I haven’t attempted any more although I have often thought since then about how B and D could have been better but can’t quite figure out what it is that I’m not happy with. 267 more words

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Support Your Local Charity Shops!

I hate being stopped by people in the street asking for donations to various charities. My answer is always “I have my designated charities I donate to, sorry.” This may sound callous but at least once a week I’m scouring the local charity shops on the hunt for a vintage bargain and usually buy at least one piece which means on average I probably give more to charity regularly than most of the people these canvassers speak to. 87 more words

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The Spotty Bag


Munch likes a certain programme with a certain Spotty Bag associated with it so I decided I would have a go at making her one scaled down to fit her. 89 more words

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Bunting

I got asked to make some bunting for a friend recently and as I love a challenge I was very happy to accept. I’ve never made bunting before and realised that there are a number of ways it can be done. 233 more words

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