Category Archives: Crafts

Sourcing the Yarn

Craft items requested for a Christmas Fair and stocks of small knitted items, my usual contribution, were low. Supplies of oddments of wool had diminished, too, so a trawl of the local charity shops seemed in order. A few years … Continue reading

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White Christmas

White Christmas – no not the song from Holiday Inn constantly relayed through speakers at this time of year nor the odds for a sprinkle of snow on December 25th – this was the theme for a demonstration of Floral … Continue reading

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You’re never too old to learn

“You’re never too old to learn,” was a well-used phrase in my family as was “You learn something new every day”. These days, computers allow access to learning opportunities from around the globe whilst radio and TV do their share. … Continue reading

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I’m playing all the right notes…”

Making a simple photo album was the craft selected for our group this month. The card and cover papers had been cut to size by our helpful guide and we were using A5 sketch books to provide the cartridge paper … Continue reading

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“I do and I understand”

A few days before this photo was taken I watched an adult starling feeding the youngsters. They trampled all over her in their efforts to get a beak full but clearly they were watching carefully as just two days later … Continue reading

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Still Filling Pages

The challenge to submit filler items on a regular basis during April has already paid dividends with one item published in a monthly craft title, another retained for use next month and a third item resulting in a request for … Continue reading

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Try something new

It’s always fun to try something new and thanks to the craft group I have joined new opportunities have opened up. Each month we do a different craft so sometimes we are doing things we are familiar with and at … Continue reading

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