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Painting a skirt…

I bought a white skirt from a charity shop recently and decided to decorate it… I found my fabric pens and started doodling and this is what I did… I drew these circular patterns all the way from hem to … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn…

Today, as part of lunch and learn at work, I took a short class about using a drawing app on my phone it’s great fun and I really enjoyed it.  The app is called ‘Sketches‘ and is very easy to … Continue reading

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A miniature photograph frame….

A recent story line in my Instagram post about the folk who live in the dolls house involved a school photograph. I used a school photograph taken of the school I am actually using (it is now closed) and printed … Continue reading

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Tray with matching wine glasses…

Those trays I did for my Etsy shop at Christmas were a resounding failure, so I’ve been redoing them. This one started as a doodle whilst watching TV and, well….here’s what I did:- I started my doodle and realised that … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit…

There has been a crazy renewal of interest in Beatrix Potter lately – she’s never gone away in this house though. I’ve always been fascinated with her delightful drawings of the woodland animals and bought the little books to read … Continue reading

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Patchwork…

I love making cushion covers and have done quite a few over the years, this one was inspired by my friend giving me some totally gorgeous material. I decided to make a cover for a 50th birthday gift.  A very … Continue reading

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Hot cross buns….

If you follow my Instagram posts about the dolls house family and my craft blog you’ll have seen my latest miniature make. Although they live in 1908ish the family celebrate most of the things we do now (I do a … Continue reading

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