Monday, October 28, 2013

in my stash


scratch in the stash of crochet flowers..

scratch in the stash of buttons...

....add to the stash of unfinished coathanger covers and whip up a quick birthday present!
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

they came from afar

We have started on our Christmas Crafts this term and the Grade 2s have been making 3 Wise Men cards...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Thursday, October 17, 2013

crochet along thursday


Couldnt resist this little pincushion from the Love Crochet magazine...it still has to get a sweet little edging.
Joining up here and here and here today
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Sunday, October 13, 2013

peace in our time

The Girl has been working so hard on her art project fro the last few weeks...


Finally it is ready to be handed in today. So much work!
 
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christmas in october

We have friends who have hosted a Christmas Dinner for the last 25 years.
For the last few years I have been doing the table decorations.
This year we had Christmas early as they will be away in December.

Start with white tablecloth, sparkly runner and silver chargers...

add an assortment of glass jars and tea light holders

add floating candles, tea lights, small pillar candles baubles and roses

plus lots of beads and crystals and silver and white stones
 
 
 
 
 
 

then have yourselves a very merry time!
Previous tables here and here
Linking up with Handmade Monday

Thursday, October 10, 2013

on my hook

These things brought a smile to my face:
this magazine which arrived in the post -cant wait to get started on the owl...

my ripple cushion which is one more colour away from completion...

and this cute facebook comment!

Happy hooking
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

for the hero in you


the last few weeks I have been putting together stationery sets...
 

packaging jelly babies..
 

folding origami CD envelopes...
 
 

laminating placemats...

and sewing drapes.

Last night we finally set up our House Leavers Dinner:

I love it when a plan comes together :-)
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Sunday, October 6, 2013

retreat to the countryside


 I had an opportunity to go on a lovely retreat this weekend, so didn't get much stitching done, but found all this vintagey loveliness in the local museum.
 
 
 
 

How about this lovely tea cosy?

I did get lots of crochet done, so will be showing that off on Thursday.
(Apologies on behalf of Blackberry for rather poor photos :-( )
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