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Two years and counting….

April 15, 20130

This week we celebrated the two year anniversary of our very first Significant Seams workshop – a pilot series that became our “Waiting for Baby” programme. We are preparing to…

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Book Review: Norwegian Handknits – Heirloom designs from Vesterheim Museum

Book Review: Norwegian Handknits – Heirloom designs from Vesterheim Museum

March 13, 20130

  The Killing, The Bridge, Borgen and the original Wallander have not only been spectacular TV but have reminded us of the beauty and artistry of a part of the…

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Look at what we all created together: Craftivist Jigsaw #imapiece unveiling :)

Look at what we all created together: Craftivist Jigsaw #imapiece unveiling :)

March 4, 20130

Thanks to all our friends and of course Sarah Corbett for inspiring our participation in this amazing project. Its patchwork-esque properties make it my favourite Craftivist project yet!

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Book Review from Bookworm Eats Flower: The Art of Homespun

Book Review from Bookworm Eats Flower: The Art of Homespun

February 20, 20130

I came across The Age of Homespun by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, a Harvard Professor, a few months ago, when I felt the need to read something other than another mystery. Sometimes…

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Clever title just not coming to me….

Clever title just not coming to me….

February 4, 20130

Please excuse the lower than usual level of wit in today’s post – from solicitors and architects, to designers and artists, from Town Hall to Wood Street, via Islington and…

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Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

January 30, 20132

Ultimate Knitting Bible: A Complete Reference with Step-by-step Techniques by Sharon Brant I have been knitting for many years and can honestly say that I learned by reading a book.…

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Make a wish!

Make a wish!

January 24, 20130

What do you wish for your community? We wish for a vibrant, cosy new crafting and social space where our community plays a vital part. Fabulous local soft sculpture artist…

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Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

January 23, 20130

Everything Alice: The Wonderland Book of Makes by Hannah Read-Baldrey and Christine Leech I first came across this book at an Alice in Wonderland themed birthday party, where the host…

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Learning to Crochet: My book reviews

Learning to Crochet: My book reviews

January 17, 20130

In 2012 I learned to crochet. Some exceptional human beings who I greatly admire got me going and helped me along the way, but the confidence to tell people I…

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FREE Workshops you say?

FREE Workshops you say?

January 12, 20130

Why yes I do! Our team started this year with a planning day – and golly gee whiz we set ourselves some ambitious plans – but we are all really…

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