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Vintage Cool!

Vintage Cool!

Our 7 month old niece is coming to visit this weekend.  She is bringing her parents too.  But I was asked to see if we could find a high chair for her use whilst she is staying as this might be one thing too many for their car. So this beauty c1973 has been retrieved … Continue reading

Free Hand Machine Embroidery

Free Hand Machine Embroidery

When setting myself a new project I never seem to start small but rather tend to launch in ambitiously large.  So when attempting to have a go at free hand machine embroidery (as I now discover it is called), I don’t settle for something simple like a house (square, small, simple), oh no, I have … Continue reading

Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

Well yesterday was the Probus Village Christmas Fair.  I arrived in good time, bagged a good table and began to set up – it is surprising how long it can take to set up, but the picture below is my table just before the start.  I think I need to get some more height onto … Continue reading

Works in Progress

Today I have the morning at home as I will be working this evening.  I have given myself a list of chores! Portion up and freeze the chicken stock that I made last night Make a curry with left over chicken Sew up some heart shaped Christmas decorations Do some more work on this blog. … Continue reading

Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes Day

Last Friday was Jeans for Genes day, a chance to wear your jeans to work to raise money for genetic research.  Our office decided to participate in this and cakes etc were promised. As I have been seeing some creative use of denim/ old jeans on the various internet sites that I peruse, I set … Continue reading