Category Archives: #52weeksforcraftyfreaks

Crafty Freaks #1

Right – so here is my first submission for Crafty Freaks, I’m a little bit excited! Here is my story – every time I go to Typo I opt to buy one of their calico bags, and every time I get … Continue reading

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Fashion – 1960s – for children

Today I was flicking through my pattern collection trying to find a pattern for a friend, and got completely sidetracked by my rather vast Vintage selection. There is something so very poignant about sewing patterns. They are, in a way, … Continue reading

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right now

Right now – we are having a slow day. It is gray and hazy outside, true winter weather, and we have been lazing around eating eggs on toast, drinking tea, watching Sunday morning tv and reading blogs. It is late … Continue reading

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merry in many ways

Sunday was our yearly family Midwinter Solstice gathering at Purakaunui. It’s such a beautiful time of year there – the winter light is just lovely, casting long hazy shadows across the property. There are a lot of deciduous trees there, … Continue reading

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Hey Crafty Freaks!

I’m bored. I’m bored of what I’m making, I’m bored of my same old piles of fabric, I’m bored of my to-do lists, I need a good old fashioned kick in the butt! Boredom in itself leads to lack of creativity, … Continue reading

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