Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cushion with a pocket

The back of the cushion (front can be seen in the previous post) Larger concentric squares do not have so many ends to sew in Once the pocket had E’s favourite flower on it it was appliquéd in the middle … Continue reading

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Team Work

So E told me that she wanted Granny Squares with flowers on them, and there had to be big and small flowers. She wanted a big flower that was pink in the middle with blue petals because they are her … Continue reading

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Crocheted Cushions

I can’t remember now how I came across the blog Attic24 but it has been a wonderfully inspiring find. I was first fired up to make a pile of little crocheted balls, which led to the knitted and embellished picture frame (I … Continue reading

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Altered books

These are the 6 books I am working on at the moment, all bought from charity shops. I am working on them in the ‘Art Journal’ style, which I love , but I will be using them as albums. I … Continue reading

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flocks of redwings

  I’m in heaven this morning: roaring fire, radio 4, crochet (cushions – a commission from Elfie and Rufus, the snow sculptors) and watching flocks of Redwings foraging in the snow. Cosy!

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Winter sprouts

  The sign of new growth in the depths of winter. I was given the miniature daffodil bulbs for my birthday in November and there is always something so hopeful to see bulbs peeping up above the soil. The sprouting … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Having had a wonderfully quiet Christmas Day knitting a picture frame  (makes me laugh!) I was ready to party! I went to stay with a friend who lives near Stroud. She lives in a great village, full of life and … Continue reading

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