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Happy Ballet dancing!

Hello everyone, so this week is my Happy Dance, as I have finished the second little mouse in a series by JennyMcWhinney designs, that will be turned into some super cute bunting. So last time my mouse looked like this….. … Continue reading

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SAL 60: The tutu is in!

Hello everyone, I do hope you are all well. Boy do the three weeks seem to whiz by at the moment. I have made a little progress on my little mouse design by Jenny McWhinney. When you last saw her … Continue reading

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Another Fair and Square bag…

So here is the third Fair and Square bag that I have made. The pattern is by Rosie Taylor Crafts and is so easy to follow. As you can see, I have used the lime green Essex linen again. As … Continue reading

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SAL 59: Bullions are back!

Hi everyone – I have managed to get a little bit of stitching done – mainly sewing lots of bullion knots! I have had covid over the last few weeks – not much more than a heavy cold, but with … Continue reading

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Another Fair and Square bag….

I told you that I was a little obsessed with this pattern! The Fair and Square bag is a pattern w by Rosie Taylor Crafts. It is a lovely little bag with front vinyl pocket. So here is bag number … Continue reading

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Fair and Square

I think that I have become a little obsessed by the following pattern which is by Rosie Taylor Crafts. It is a lovely little bag with front vinyl pocket. Here is the first one that I made as part of … Continue reading

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SAL 58: Back on track

Hi everyone, so I think that I am finally back on track with everything and have made a little (very little) progress on my little mouse design by Jenny McWhinney. This is where I was up to last time ….. … Continue reading

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SAL 56: To the pointe….

Hello everyone, I do hope you have all had an enjoyable January. If truth be told it is not my favourite month of the year as the lack of light can make me feel rather low. But I have managed … Continue reading

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SAL 54: What next?

Hi everyone, another 3 weeks have flown by and I am posting this just in time. Having finished the first little ballerina mouse embroidery, designed by Jenny McWhinney, I have decided to continue the series. Here is the next little … Continue reading

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Can you have too many pincushions?

I wanted a fun, quick little project to fill a couple of hours that could also be given away as a gift. So I decided to make a little (or rather big) deluxe pincushion. The pattern is by Heidi Staples … Continue reading

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