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doorstop hen

I made this fat hen on Tuesday as a housewarming gift. She’s made from felt and stuffed with polyester batting. Lentils were used to weigh her down and ensure that she does her designated job of holding a door open.

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Linen Shibori Scarves - now for sale!

Well all, I just couldn’t help myself. I love the process of shibori dyeing so much that I just had to make some scarves!

These scarves are a blend of linen and rayon with a beautiful drape. 59 more words


I'm Dying Over Here!

I’m literally, dying.

I get a little obsessed with things.

Every year when we go to Maine for our family vacation, we all do a craft project together, it sort of happens organically the desire to have a momento of time well spent, drinks well drunk, cards well played and waves well surfed.   432 more words


a new friend

Look who I collected from the post office sorting office today – a new friend for little ted, all the way from Australia! This little bunny was my prize in the recent giveaway by Joyce of… 81 more words

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did I need an extra potholder?

No, but I’ve got one now. The appliqué leaf from the previous post was lost in a sea of black, and quilting a substantial amount of fabric around it did not help. 31 more words

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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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