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Tribute to Wink


The worldwide crafting community of crocheters and crochet bloggers has been deeply shocked and saddened today to learn of the death of one of its most talented designers, Marinke Slump, aka Wink, to her blog followers. 251 more words


Bag No 2

Obviously as soon as I had time I started Bag No 2: A HUGE shopping tote.
I chose another nice bag out of the book, made some minor changes to the design and added a pocket to the interior. 42 more words

Taking Stock - June

Inspired by Meet Me At Mike’s Taking Stock, here’s mine for June –

Making : This month has seen a bit of a creative resurgence for me, so I’ve been quite busy. 1,973 more words


Painting my umbrella - rain or shine, I've got it covered! Larmer Tree here we come!

I recently saw a passing comment about someone painting an umbrella.  The idea instantly appealed to me, but I had no idea how to go about it. 355 more words

Glitter Girl Parties - making bird houses

It was lovely sunny day for Lilly’s 7th birthday party, so we took the gazebo outside and painted and decorated beautiful birdhouses. 


Glitter Girl Parties - making jewellery boxes

Glitter parties had great fun with Penny and Isla – both girls were celebrating their 7th birthdays. We made giant paper chains, we then decorated jewellery boxes, or treasure chests and then made a bracelet to go inside. Really great fun.


Why Bother with Craft?

Why Bother with Craft?
“Craft” was a dirty word at art school, a subtle derogative. The college dropped “and Craft” from their name so recently that the signs on the highway still held those words. 106 more words