Category Archives: pattern

Mini drawers re-do

Some of the little drawers from The Works, which I really love and use everyday, have been put up for sale in my Etsy shop. Some decorated for Christmas didn’t sell so I decided to re-do them… The design on … 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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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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Home-made Christmas cards….

Sorry, I know I’m terribly early but it is November now…and making your own stuff takes time, you’ve got to do it when you can. The fact that my DIY skills on our house renovation are not needed at the … Continue reading

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Felt pen decorated box

Oh I know I have posted lots of blogs about decorating boxes, I love boxes and drawers and things for putting things in…I don’t think anyone can ever have too many! Also, these boxes from The Works are really great, … Continue reading

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