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Karen Ives
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The Last Post
After much deliberation I have decided to temporarily suspend my blog and focus  more on my Facebook pages. I think Facebook offers an opportunity for more interactive posts and real time information. I hope you will follow me at Frayed Round the Edges and ...

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Cigar boxes
I was given some cigar boxes to work a little collage magic onto. Although they were fiddly I really enjoyed covering and lining them.        

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Stitching on a stone!
  Who would have thought you could stitch on a stone! Here is one of my felted stones with detailed hand stitching, a work in progress.  

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Felted Stones
Who would have thought you could felt fibres onto a stone?   These are going to be embellished with stitch at a later date....   Watch this space    

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Watercolour Landscapes
  These two cards are the result of a watercolour play day with some crafting friend. I was experimenting with my Inktense Pencils and art bars.  

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In full bloom
Something a bit different, a card made with a Sizzex Die -Flowers #6 coloured with marker pens.    

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Blue Bird
For Christmas I has a 3d pen as a present. It works in a similar way to a glue gun but easier to control. It uses the same filament as a 3d printer.   Here is my first 3d model    I am hoping I will be able to use the filament in conjunction with my textile...

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Coast Ripple Blanket
Sharing so far my progress with a new blanket, this Attic 24 Coast yarn pack  (with the addition of pink) and pattern. I Never get tired of this design....  

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Stone Painting
Had a little go at painting stones and please with the results. It was a relaxing way to spend a day. I am still practising the dot painting technique as I really want to master Mandala stones which are so beautiful.   Maybe one day....      

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Blue Bird
For Christmas I has a 3d pen as a present. It works in a similar way to a glue gun but easier to control. It uses the same filament as a 3d printer.   Here is my first 3d model    I am hoping I will be able to use the filament in conjunction with my textile...
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