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Marlene Jones
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Catching up
Daughter got me a coffee plant, she has one as well   Can you see the bean/seed I have said before it's a busy time here, nothing fantastic going on, I'm just spending more time out than at home. Friday we popped to our local garden center, it's Will favori...
Catching up
Catching up
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Weaving tools
My 3 shuttles arrived on Monday, so I had time to wind yarn, for this first go I am using the left over 4ply from my ripple blanket. The shuttles feel very smooth to handle and it doesn't feel to large at all, it's 8' or 20cm long and holds a good amount of...
Weaving tools
Weaving tools
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Stash enhancement
My wool order arrived.  These 4 shades are for a jumper for Will, I'm doing a knit down design, which I have not knitted before, the pattern I am following uses 4ply yarn, I will use these as a first knit, then I should be able to adjust the pattern for the...
Stash enhancement
Stash enhancement
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Three cheers
It's finished, and I love it  Really nice size, I am so glad to started this second blanket  Loads of overhang at the bottom  Ripples are so pretty  It must be winter, no gardening, so I have nails with polish on.  Bed dressed, the two cushions are handmade...
Three cheers
Three cheers
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Tractor day
 Tractor on You Tube Next door is having ground works done in their back garden, Will was the happiest boy ever, he watched them for hours, loving when the big lorry arrived, every little boys dream day. Will calls everything a tractor. We watched The Favor...
Tractor day
Tractor day
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1st finish
The train set has a nice new bag for storage  A smaller bag for the people, animals and trees. I enjoyed a sewing session on Saturday afternoon, Will's train set is now packed away tidy, and fits into his toy box. I have more sewing to do, but it can be don...
1st finish
1st finish
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Sorted
From this  to sorted  Junk drawer  Sorted For me January is the sort out and planning month, planning is very easy, I make list, I love a list, at work I was always know as queen of excel, if ever we had a meeting, it was always left to me to make a spreads...
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Sorted
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Memory lane
I made this silk arrangement from my Christmas decorations,  I like it on my kitchen windowsill  I have had these books for year,  the patterns inside are from when my daughters were babies,  loads of happy knitting memories.  The blue jumper was my 1st ite...
Memory lane
Memory lane
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Targets in 2019
2018 total spend I am aiming to reduce this spending, bringing it back to under £1000, I almost doubled my garden spend on the previous year, wool was a new addition to the list, but will stay. I spent nothing on cross stitch, I have a good stash of fabrics...
Targets in 2019
Targets in 2019
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It's January again.
New yarn, Aran weight  Everyone loves books as Christmas gifts  In the garden, new life, 1st snowdrop  Hellabours  Summer plants still in bloom This morning we took a trip to Hobbycraft, I wanted to look at a couple of things, I am doing a felting course la...
It's January again.
It's January again.
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