Author Archives: gentlestitches

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The future is in our hands.

Merbys Beatle contest, spinning wheel edition.

My entry plus unveiling of my surprise.    Good Day Sunshine Good day sunshine, Good day sunshine, Good day sunshine. I need to laugh, and when the sun is out I’ve got something I can laugh about, I feel good, … Continue reading

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a visit to the magic aussie bush.

                I had a grand adventure on the weekend which involved a trip to Barker’s Creek, home of fellow blogger, Bev and her lovely husband Phil. Bev (aka fozziemum) blogs about life in rural … Continue reading

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See Beautiful Weim, Scarves and Foxes.

This time of year is perfect for a light scarf and I have some tips on how to create one very easily at the bottom of this post. Meanwhile enjoy this little black and white number which is a backdrop … Continue reading

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a loss and a win!

  I didn’t win the competition (there is always next year) but I did get to take home this badge for my blog. Full coverage can be found here and congratulations to draliman and merbear.       I did have … Continue reading

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gentlestitches entry for the 2nd annual Evil Squirrel completion.

Serious gamer’s get VERY excited. Presenting a brand new SNES found at Savers thrift store and still in it’s box! Rainbow Donkey is challenging Croc to a round of Super Mario All Stars while a large group of amigurumi critters wait … Continue reading

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