Monthly Archives: November 2018

Harrogate show

I’ve had a day out at the Knitting and Stitching Show which is held in Harrogate every November. For once I didn’t buy anything – I’m on a yarn diet – I just had a good look round, chatted to … Continue reading

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Wooden pipe collars

The thing I am most pleased with from last week’s crafting and DIY efforts is a simple piece of woodwork that has finished off our new oak floor. With help from my dear husband, I have made half a dozen … Continue reading

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A posh cat bed

I’ve made the quilted cat bed I posted about last week. This is not for proper, night-time sleeps – our cat has a perfectly good basket in the kitchen – but for daytime snoozes in the sitting room. The hope … Continue reading

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What to make with quilted fabric

Some years ago, a Yorkshire-based fabric printer and finisher called Skopos had a number of mill shops in which they sold ends-of-rolls of heavyweight cotton furnishing fabric very cheaply. I have curtains, cushions and loose covers I made in the … Continue reading

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