Category Archives: everything else

So what is it?

The mystery project continues. I now have almost as many plywood shapes as I need, and some of them have been painted white on one side. Eventually I’ll paint them all, but for now I just wanted to check that … Continue reading

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Wine cork wreath

I’ve always wanted to make a Christmas wreath, and I’m hoping that this year I’ll actually get around to it. I’m holding off pruning a holly hedge and a sprawling conifer so that I’ll have some suitable greenery in December. … Continue reading

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When things go wrong

Not all of my crafting endeavours go to plan. I tend not to mention the pear-shaped ones in this blog, I’d rather focus on the things that turn out reasonably presentable and/or useful. But we can all learn from our … Continue reading

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Using photo transfer paper

I’ve always wanted to have a go at transferring an image onto fabric. It used to mean messing around with screens, squeegees and ink, or else a fairly expensive trip to the local photo processing shop where a limited selection … Continue reading

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The Beast from the East

Not much progress to report this week on anything crafty, other than half a sock. This is the second Diversion and I’ve just turned the heel. For once, I haven’t tried to create identical twins. Even if I’d had enough … Continue reading

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Bike chain key rings

My dear husband needed a new bike chain the other day. I’m not sure why, but he’s now on the 3rd since we bought our current bikes in the mid 90s while I am still on the first. Must be … Continue reading

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