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I already mentioned my flirtation with mosaic…here’s a little project I used to get myself accustomed to the technique. I used a cheap blank birdhouse from The Works, cost 99p. 173 more words

Quick Makes

Quick Makes 1

Just did a lightning fast make, a random idea after my niece’s tooth fell out this afternoon. Since we are all away from our homes at the moment, my middle sister and her family staying with my Dad, and our little family staying in a gorgeous little cottage 10 minutes from my Dad, the tooth needed to be put somewhere less likely to be lost. 175 more words

Sewing

Thank you teacher part two

and what of Elders teacher? Well he love singing so I made him an emergency singer’s kit containing:
Sore throat remedies

Chocolate flutes

sheet music… 22 more words

Craft

Man shirt make over

As part of fashion on the ration I haven’t really embraced “make do and mend”…… Until now! I was having a wardrobe clear out and had a few of Mr G’s old shirts to go to the charity shop. 425 more words

Dark Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

Happy Sunday on this drizzly day!

I’m not quite sure what’s going on with the weather this weekend, all week it’s sunny and hot and then weekend comes and it’s grey, bleak and soggy, but the advantage to this weather… Baking weekend! 329 more words

{How To} Turn an old shirt into a cushion cover.

This simple twist on the classic envelope cover is a great way to give new life to an old shirt; 4 straight lines of sewing and someone has already done all the fastenings for you. 517 more words

Handmade

Pack hack

i always feel a bit bad about the amount of packaging Amazon wrap around my purchase so today I decided to reuse the envelope that carried Elder’s first clarinet book to us so abley. 43 more words

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