Category Archives: Arts & crafts

A new dress….

Not for me. I’m so busy with the Littleton Family Story that most of my crafty makes seem to be for them at the moment. So a teeny make this week as I had to make a new dress for … Continue reading

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Time to sew….

We’ve had a little clock on our mantlepiece for years… now it sits on a bookshelf as we have no fireplace. I can’t actually remember what it looked like when I first bought it, but it’s been changed many, many … Continue reading

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Vanessa Bell …

I was going to name this blog as being inspired by Vanessa Bell, but I’ve actually just copied one of her patterns…. I recently went to an exhibition of Vanessa Bell’s work at the Dulwich Picture Gallery.(It’s on until June … Continue reading

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Butterfly bunting

A couple of years ago I went quite bonkers about bunting and made absolutely loads I was talking about this madness with a friend who said she had a new summer house and wondered if she could get bunting in … Continue reading

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Pop Art Inspired Drawers

One of the many sets of these little drawers from The Works I have decorated has been given a slightly different look. I drew this tree and then coloured it in with fine felt tip pens. By keeping the lines … Continue reading

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Teeny Tiny Whittling…

You may or may not have picked up on the fact that my new Instagram account is taking over my life little by little… The Littleton family who reside in the dollshouse which belongs to my daughter but is still … Continue reading

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Bobbin Lace…

Many years ago at a village fair my daughter had a go at bobbin lace… and was quite literally hooked. We eventually found a teacher and for a while we had an evening activity learning the first moves in lacemaking. … Continue reading

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