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Marion Ogden
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Lenten Stitches
Hello, how are you? I haven't been here for many days. I hope you're all well and the kids are enjoying their holidays. The girls were still in school this week, today's their last day. It's been an overly long spring term and they've trudged on through it ...

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Tapestry Crochet Cushion
Last month I wrote about stepping out of my crochet comfort zone and trying something new. That something new is  tapestry crochet and I'm pleased to say that I've really enjoyed learning this new technique. I'm also pleased to show you my first finished ta...

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Raindrops on Roses - March
It's nearly the end of March, time to join in with Jo  and list a few of my favourite things this month: My flowering cactus. It's only tiny but it has flowered four times over the past year. There are always several buds emerging at the same time and it ta...

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Salted Caramel Flapjacks
Salted caramel is a flavour combination I love and recently I've found a really easy way to add this flavour to flapjacks, a baked treat I make quite often for the family. I've looked at a few recipes for salted caramel flapjacks and in most of them you hav...

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Hello Spring!
I took these photos while out walking in  Carr Wood  last week. I really enjoyed seeing all the early signs of spring - the first small buds poking through the ground, fresh new leaves on tree branches, bright yellow flowers and snowdrops in bloom. Little, ...

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Making in March
Hello, how are you? I hope you're well and March has started off all right for you.  For today's post, I'd like to share with you the progress I've made with my two ongoing projects. First off, my tapestry crochet. I was only a few rows in when I last showe...

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Snowdrops, the seaside and sewing
Half-term here has come and gone. The girls had ten whole days off school and I think they've enjoyed themselves and have rested and recuperated. They kept me busy most days. I had felt tired and frazzled at times and had craved for some quiet time on my ow...

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Tapestry Crochet
I've long admired colourful patterns like this from talented crocheters. I like the woven look and the wonderful colourwork and I have fancied giving it a go, but it seemed so complicated. I didn't really know where and how to start. Last weekend I decided ...

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Crocheted Headbands
I made these hairbands last weekend. The weather had been quite miserable here, too dark even at daytime for hand sewing, so I picked up my crochet hook and made hair accessories instead. The girls love them. They're both into headbands at the moment and I ...

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Saturday Sunshine
charity shop books to add to my reading pile making fairy potions my little cactus is flowering again! Hello. It's Sunday morning here, I hope you're having a nice weekend. We had sunshine and blue skies here yesterday, so Spring-like. We spent a couple of ...
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