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Twin Trouble

Making things for twins is fun, making things that no-one else is likely to get them is double the challenge. This was a 3rd birthday present. Thing 1 and Thing 2 from Dr Seuss which I screen-printed, then outlined and … Continue reading

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Talking of Twins

The twins cakes and handmade cake boards which I made for the teddy bears picnic themed party.

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Colour Blindness

I can’t take credit for this idea, it’s from a piece that I saw last year here and haven’t ever forgotten. This is just my interpretation on an old but lovely chest of drawers which had been banished to the … Continue reading

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Crumpled City Maps

I’ve been known to be reduced to tears folding OS maps back the way they unfolded, then eventually they get worn and torn at the folds leaving a useless hole in exactly the place you wanted to find. These crumpled … Continue reading

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What’s in a name

A name, in a frame, made for a christening present. Around each letter I cut out and layered textured and patterned paper to make an animal or object to represent each letter. The see-through frame really helped make this work … Continue reading

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A Labour of Love

There is nothing better than being able to take something unloved and making it desirable again. I picked this chair up at a local house clearance place because I liked the shape. A bit of a sanding, webbing, padding, and … Continue reading

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Baby B Bib

A buzzin’ B bib made for a lovely niece. If I could wear this I probably would. There are plenty of free bib patterns online and it was pretty quick to do. Get searching, and sewing! I can’t remember exactly … Continue reading

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Bang bang

Last year I was trying to find cushions from the high street for the living room and the choice was a bit same-y to say the least. I wanted something that was anti-twee, so I decided it was best to … Continue reading

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Cushion love

Cushions, cushions, cushions…everyone needs some bright squidgy cushions in their life. These are examples of a button envelope cushion and a zip cushion, both of which i made under expert tuition at Ministry of Craft. By the way, really BIG … Continue reading

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