Category Archives: Projects

BORIS

A few years ago a small black cocker spaniel puppy was brought into the family, and his charmingly foppish character and behaviour not dissimilar to a well-known British politician earned him the name of Boris. Fast forward a couple of … Continue reading

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There’s something in the water

If I were to say to you that there’s something in the water, what would you think? This year has seen a mega baby boom at my work! There are several great things about this and one sad one. I’ll … Continue reading

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A Doctor Who finish from 2016

In February 2016, I blogged that I’d started a Doctor Who scarf. This was a major undertaking, and I hadn’t really realised what I was taking on when I started! I knitted the scarf as an anniversary present for John, … Continue reading

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Leopard’s Gaze – a finished object [Giveaway]

The last time I blogged about Leopard’s Gaze was over a year ago, in September 2016. There was a reason for this – and it’s not that I wasn’t working on it! The project was destined as a birthday present … Continue reading

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Fuss Free Festival Shawl by Louise Tilbrook

I have a finished object – a Fuss Free Festival Shawl! I’ll wait while you all pick your jaws off the floor…it’s been a really long time! In my defence, I actually have finished a few more projects in recent … Continue reading

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Pisa Socks – A (finally) finished object!

Today we are talking about….Pisa and socks! I have a huge blog post about my adventures at Wonderwool Wales to go up, but I’m keeping that to myself for now. Have you ever discovered that by making something public, it … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas Stocking

A few weeks ago the team at Turtle Mat asked if I’d like to take part in a Christmas Stocking challenge. They’ve done blogger craft campaigns for a couple of years, and I was keen to get involved. A few days … Continue reading

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Easy Needlecase Tutorial (and Giveaway) | Sewing

I made a super easy needlecase for my lovely friend Nadine, and filmed the process to show you how I did it! I talked about the original project in a previous post. This is the step-by-step tutorial as shown on … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas – Plum Street Samplers

The Twelve Days of Christmas…in APRIL?! I started a new cross stitch piece last week, and yes it is Christmas themed, and yes it is indeed only April… The Twelve Days of Christmas The new piece is a Plum Street … Continue reading

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Election Shawl – the finished pictures!

I last blogged about the Election Shawl in September – I started it in May last year, and finished it in November 2015, but for some reason it managed to escape the list of projects to talk about! So here … Continue reading

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