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Pom Pom Cushions

I found these cushions at the op shop a while back and decided that, like the tea towels, they could benefit from some embellishments! I decided on Pom Poms instead of tassels for these guys. I found some red, yellow … Continue reading

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Thread Wrapped Bracelets 

I don’t do a lot of embroidery, but when I found a massive bag of embroidery threads for $4 at the op shop, I wasn’t going to leave them there! Some months ago I bought some small 12cm embroidery hoops … Continue reading

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Knitted Floor Rug

This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, make a floor rug for the library. It was time consuming, but couldn’t have been simpler. Starting with good old fashioned French knitting, using up various odds and ends of … Continue reading

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French Knitted Macrame Style Plant Hanger

After my forays into loom knitting I had an epiphany about old school French knitting. Could it be used like macrame to make plant hangers? Time to find out! With some cream wool I created four strands of French knitting … Continue reading

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Rainbow Patchwork Floor Rug

   Four or five months ago I started weaving stripy rectangles to make a rug. As happens every so often, the project stalled back there and has been pretty much used by the cats to sleep on in the studio. … Continue reading

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Pom Pom Lampshade 

   I was inspired once again by Anna Spiro and her book “Absolutely Beautiful Things”    I really love this lamp with its colourful Pom Pom fringe:    So I decided to update my bedside lamp with a Pom Pom … Continue reading

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Woven Patchwork in Progress 

   I’m loving my knitted blanket so much that I have been inspired to create a throw rug. I’m not a knitter or crocheter, so I’m busy as a bee weaving stripy rectangles in a rainbow of colours at the … Continue reading

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Ojo de dios 

A “god’s eye” or ojo de dios” is a traditional South American spiritual weaving. (For more history see Wikipedia), but many of us have created these as small children at school.   I can see the spiritual side of these as … Continue reading

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Catnip Mice

After my pillowcase project I pulled out my scrap basket of fabric to dump the scraps in, and Frodo started playing with the pieces as I was putting them in. It got me thinking I should make the fur-kids some … Continue reading

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At last the tassel stash has been depleted…

As the weather starts to cool down and we see hints of real Autumn, my mind turns to the cosy parts of Winter, my favourite season. AND the opportunity to use some of my stash of tassels.   So I … Continue reading

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