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a little help from my friend Bashful.

Some of you might find it hard to believe but I have had a pet rock from Georgia, America helping me these last few days! I have had a lot of work on for Creating a Welcome and my anipal … Continue reading

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pattern of the season.

Every now and then a very special  amigurumi pattern comes along! I give you Jenette from Green Dragonfly’s, SQUEAKERS! Tiny Crochet Mouse Tutorial! As an amigurumi designer  myself, I can appreciate the excellent qualities of this pattern.  I could not resist … Continue reading

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What can you make with a….polka dot sunfrock?

This post is inspired by my blogging friend Katherine who has a “what can you make with a?” series in her blog PILLOWS A-LA-MODE. Katherine takes a piece of fabric or a item of clothing and turns it into something … Continue reading

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gentlestitches in Singapore.

My friend just returned from  Singapore for a short holiday. This was pretty exciting considering it was the first time she had left her three teen and almost teen children and the first time she had been out of Australia. … Continue reading

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When blocking isn’t an option

There comes a time in all craftivists lives when they realize “blocking isn’t going to do it” The choices are (a) leave or (b) pull out and sew together again. I chose option B. Even my pin cushion looks cross.  I will post the … Continue reading

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