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Creativity

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Look At These

The Tomte is reputed to safeguard the farmer and his family, as well as the land the farmer owned or worked on against any misfortune. It was especially during the night that the tomte was actively being protective.

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Beautiful Mermaid Quilt

Eldest daughter made this for her friend’s birthday. Absolutely beautiful!

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Glass Crafts With The Girls

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Lap Quilt in Progress

Eldest daughter is working on this Dresden Plate lap quilt for her grandma’s 100th birthday in May.  Still trying to choose the colours between the squares. It’s going to look beautiful when it’s finished and mom will love it.

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Braided Rug Growing Larger

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Braiding A Rug – Sewing the Braids together

The long strips of braided fabric are now sewn together into a rug, around and around, adding more strips until the rug is the size you want it to be.

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Another Project Finished

I finally finished the pineapple shawl project. Whew. I’ve been working on it for months, put it away a few times but it’s done.  I started it to use up all  my embroidery cotton threads that I no longer use.  … Continue reading

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Miniature World

A special gift from a friend who created it just for me. Built on part of a branch that fell off an ancient fir tree. Idyllic little world of green, flowers, trees and two sheep there, a tempting little cottage … Continue reading

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Garden Totem

Middle daughter made this garden totem for eldest daughter’s birthday. The blocks spin and you can change the story.

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April Fools

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A Ball of this and a Ball of that

I used up a lots leftover balls of wool for this crocheted vest.

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Crafts: Sammy Seal

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Crafts – Crocheted Mat

I used up most of my old embroidery and cross stitch threads on this mat. I used one teal coloured thread throughout and added to other strands of colour as I went.  It was fun making it and I’m enjoying … Continue reading

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Crafts – Drawstring Bag

Crocheted cotton Drawstring Bags, green and blue. These were fun to make.

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