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Yet more cards
I wanted to make some more cards, and try out a new method!  These were made after a trip to the beautiful White Peak area of Derbyshire, and are slightly inspired by the distinctive stone walls there.  I made the felt, which is very fine and delicate in a ...

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An Easter Project
This year I lead a small women's Lent study group in our village, and we were asked by our Vicar to create a reflective piece on one of the Stations of the Cross, which would be displayed over the Easter weekend. Other groups in the community also contribut...

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Poinsettia Christmas Wreath
I wanted to make a large Christmas wreath for our front door. I had a twisted twig circle which I have used as a base in previous years to wire fresh holly to, lacerating my fingers in the process. I gave it a spray of sparkly varnish.  I found a great and ...

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A few more quick cards....
 I used the embellisher machine to make some colourful landscape backgrounds, using mainly merino wool, with some silk and a little sparkly fibre. Using black thread, I machine sketched some seed heads, without trying to be too exact. I added a few small be...

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A fancy bag
I made this bag from some old rather matted merino dyed in shades of pink/lavender/blue. The decoration was bits of an old indian silk scarf, some dyed scrim, and a few curly locks. I laid the decoration on the resist first, and built up the bag inside out,...

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Couple of cushions
 My husband wanted a cushion for a new leather and tweed armchair. I didn't want it to be too feminine, so I chose a large plaid design, to echo the plaid tweed  on the back of the chair. I simply but some pale grey and green shading on the surface of the c...

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A new toy...
I cannot resist gadgets. I have treated myself to an embellisher machine. (It's the Janome 725 .) For those who haven't a clue what this is, it is a machine which looks a bit like a sewing machine, but uses no thread. It punches the fabrics that you put und...

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My daughter asked for a tea cosy for her new kitchen in her new flat. She likes polka dots, and a bit of glitter, She wants it finishing with a felt bobble on the top, which I still have to do.  And I thought I'd make another one for some friends we visited...

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Tea cosies and pods
My daughter asked for a tea cosy for her new kitchen in her new flat. She likes polka dots, and a bit of glitter, She wants it finishing with a felt bobble on the top, which I still have to do.  And I thought I'd make another one for some friends we visited...

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A few felted cards
I like sending hand made cards to friends when I can. It seems more personal, and is almost like sending a mini present. Here are a few quick ones I made recently.  I little bit of burlap tucked between the sky and the green foreground adds texture and inte...
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