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new thread storage

I had previously stored these particular spools of thread in two little drawer units but each time I took one out to use, the rest fell over (which was annoying when it came to putting a spool back again) so I came up with this solution today using an old box file. 103 more words

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Sunday sewing

Two more key fobs – one for the electricity meter cupboard key and the other for a set of house keys.

I made the mock water lily this morning and then painted the papier maché box with acrylic paint. 48 more words

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3 little birdies

I made this piece of fabric yesterday from some of the scraps left over from the latest felt flowers I made the other week. Of course, once the fabric was made I didn’t know what to do with it (so what’s new?!). 73 more words

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triangular box update

I added more leaves to the lid top and sides. I hope you’ll agree with me that it’s a vast improvement on the original!

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not fit for a queen

A crown was not the intention here but that’s how my new pin cushion turned out. The knotted ‘jewel’ on the top is extremely handy for lifting it from place to place and the table decoration snowflake sequins around the band added that final touch of bling in the absence of the rubies, pearls and diamonds that we might expect to see on a crown. 39 more words

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triangular box

A triangular box this time, with leaves and berries applied because the box was so dull with nothing added. The application of the leaves taught me that with a three-sided box, it would have been easier to embellish the lid… 10 more words

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felt flower bouquet

I’ve been making these larger flowers and leaves this week and having lots of fun in the process.

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