Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hello Dolly!

Rag dolls definitely qualify as small comforting things. This one is made from everything recycled, except for the hair. The body is from an old pillow case, as is the dress, with raw edge applique roses from some old curtains. … Continue reading

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Insomnia

Last night I managed to get just under three hours sleep, lying here tired and anxious about not being fit for work the next day. Tonight seems to be going much the same way. I’ve tried counting sheep, doing my … Continue reading

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Bronze Age Revisited

I just love rings. I like all types of jewellery, but rings are definitely the best. I made this little ring from three faceted amethysts wrapped in bronze. Although beautiful, bronze is extremely hard to work with. I couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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Cluster earrings

I made these while back, from silver and freshwater pearls and some handmade Bali beads. I just found this picture of them in the computer, and so now I’m going to have to go and see if I can find … Continue reading

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Fat little birds

A completely rubbish picture, I know. I’ll try to get a better one tomorrow. This is freehand machine embroidery and applique on a ready made cotton bag. It hangs in the kitchen to keep all the plastic shop bags in … Continue reading

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Easy cheese and onion scones

Hugely simple recipe for these and SO quick to make – the golden rule is to touch them as little as possible with your bare naked (but very, very clean) hands!  90z self raising flour, three quarters of an ounce of … Continue reading

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Recycled handbag

Here is another little handbag (well, medium sized really). Again made from recycled sample upholstery fabric. No frame this time just a magnetic clasp, and lined in a glorious red and gold fabric. All handmade. I love the rose on … Continue reading

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Harbinger of Spring

First sign of Spring – I know that snowdrops are the epitome of optimism and Spring could still be a way off, but I do love to see them bravely flowering so early in the year – it gives you … Continue reading

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Charming

Crystal, silver and copper charm bracelet with a central silver rose – it weighs your wrist down a bit, but looks stunning!

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Woohoo!

Have just acquired the Android app for WordPress – now I just have to figure out how to use it!

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