nice things

Today is my birthday. I have been enjoying so many Nice Things recently. Here are just a few of them. 1. New fabric with swallows. You can find it here. 2. FRRS postcard. Hurrah! I met Felix! 3. How nice to see an old finished object again. I stitched this cushion. 4. Lemur birthday card…

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birdie

I almost fell off the not-buying-clothing wagon — I purchased fabric and notions in a kit, which one cuts out and sews at home. Does this count? Nearly, but not quite, I reckon. Anyway, said kit came from Clothkits. I remember the original Clothkits very clearly from when I was a kid. Ma made a…

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got

Among the lovely things I received: A ‘ballerina‘ kit from Hanne Falkenberg . . . . . . some fabulous vintage fabrics, of which these bellhops were my favourite . . . . . . coasters made of Japanese washi and shaped like wee kimonos . . . . . . and this wonderful quilted…

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wee gifts

It is the time of year for turning out wee gifts. Because the recpients of these do not read this blog, I can show you some I made at the weekend. Last summer I acquired several blank notebooks. I say ‘acquired’ — what I really mean is that in a moment of mild insanity I…

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