Monthly Archives: May 2013

Autumn Gold journal

It is a great time to be a crafter – so many exciting tools and materials to create with; it really does feel as though the only limit is your imagination. A magazine free gift gave me the starting point … Continue reading

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Jubilee Tea Party Bunting

In the UK we had a wonderful summer in 2012 (despite the lousy weather) with two major celebrations, the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. A number of craft companies brought out card kits to celebrate these events and I … Continue reading

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My first Challenge entry

I must admit to being a nervous blogger. It took me ages to pluck up the courage to start blogging and I am awaiting my first few visitors and their comments with apprehension – so you can understand that entering … Continue reading

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A Ring Cushion of Gold

A good friend of mine was getting married and asked if I would embroider matching covers for 3 photo albums, a memory box and a ring cushion. The background fabric was the deep scarlet red silk dupion of the bride’s … Continue reading

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A glass lighthouse

For many years I wanted to try making stained glass, a wish that was rekindled a few months ago when I came across courses being advertised in a craft magazine. I turned to trusty Google to search out my closest course, expecting … Continue reading

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