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Thinking Positive, it was a demo opportunity – Mer-Man in progress

Short post (for me) today before painkillers kick in again. Sometime, probably Friday morning I did something that insulted my back. But it waited till Friday evening to launch into its escalating counter attack. I claim innocence! I sat on … Continue reading

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Some Stitching, Some Felting and Some Growing Babies

I am slowly adding some stitching to the needle books. I did a small sheep book. It is about 2 x 3 3/4inches or 5 x 9.5 cm closed. And a larger one,4 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches or 11 … Continue reading

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A FELTED SKETCH BOOK BAG FOR SUMMER … AND HALF A PARASOL

Annie I decided to make a small bag from handmade felt to carry a sketchbook and a few pens out and about with me. I didn’t make a plan or measure anything. To start with I just laid out a … Continue reading

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Fun on-line, Creating the Under-Mer

With stay at home, I have been on line a lot more than I use to be. I have had fun playing Runescape, listening to music, (this week’s felting was assisted mainly by Blue Oyster Cult), audio books and I … Continue reading

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Needle Books Next Steps

Continuing on from my last post about making felt for needle books, Felt for Needle Books  I started sewing them together. Well,  first I had to iron them all which always takes much longer than you think it will. Everyone forgets … Continue reading

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A yarn and preparation experiments

I must really be dedicated to TFFS, ‘why?’ I can hear you ask from here. Firstly, I need to explain that, in these difficult times with many additional challenges to ensure my elderly mother remains safe, well and fed, my … Continue reading

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A Bouquet for Mothers Day

A Bouquet for Mothers Day. (not the same as the one I got a few years ago) With stay at home, the days seem a bit harder to identify. Is this Wednesday and we have forgotten to put the garbage … Continue reading

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Felt for Needle Books

Not too long ago I saw some nice needle books for sale and thought I would like to make some too. It seemed to be in my and my machine’s sewing ability. They will be fun adding stitching later too.  … Continue reading

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Learning from Samples

I’ve learnt many things since joining this forum but one of the most useful is the importance of making samples when trying something new. It saves so much time and lets me develop an idea quickly without wasting materials. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Sudden Change of Plans

I have come to the conclusion that until I can acquire the appropriate topcoat for both the Pictish Shepherd and the mysterious creature I am temporarily stuck. (Oh if only I could go shopping!! <note wringing hands and serious whining!!> … Continue reading

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