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Isolation Rumination

Long post alert! This post turned into something of a diary from the first month of lockdown. One day I'll maybe read back and be reminded of how these days felt for our family. Maybe you're bored and have nothing better to do but read on now you've found yourself here? I'll find images to… Continue reading Isolation Rumination

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Clover Quick Yo-Yo Maker Tutorial

I confess I have a weakness for gadgets. They don't all live up to expectations and I won't name and shame, but one I've been using recently and really quite like, is the¬†Clover Quick Yo-Yo Maker. Originally yo-yos (or Suffolk puffs as I know them) were a way of re-using old fabric to make quilts.… Continue reading Clover Quick Yo-Yo Maker Tutorial

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A Handmade Christmas

I hope you're all enjoying the festive season. Presuming we've all avoided the dreaded norovirus (youngest) and flu (Mum), Christmas competes with the summer holidays as my very favourite time of year. Parties, pantos, good food, carols,¬†the joy and excitement of the big day and precious time with family and friends is all wonderful, if… Continue reading A Handmade Christmas