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by Aisles
Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Show and tell your completed projects
Topic: What's everyone up to?
Replies: 15
Views: 1069

Re: What's everyone up to?

great beading :) hehehe funny bird :) Well I went away to Pembrokeshire with friends to stay at their parents little cottage. We had a brilliant time, did a walk, baked cakes, bread, did a wee bit of hand sewing and crochet, we did some star gazing, went to a farm to buy cheese, a small brewery for ...
by Aisles
Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: June to do list
Replies: 20
Views: 742

Re: June to do list

The window seat/cupboard is nearly finished just needs the doors added then painting. I'm half way through the crochet bunting as I've run out of yarn I'm now onto the hand sewing of the vintage fabric bunting and have to decide if I'm going to add sequins or tiny buttons or beads or not. The large ...
by Aisles
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: June to do list
Replies: 20
Views: 742

Re: June to do list

oh I forgot to say DH is doing a wee bit of woodwork for me with my assistance ie I take measurement and write them down, pass the correct tool to him and hold things and will be in charge of the painting and the making the cushion that will sit on the top once it's finished. It's my long window sea...
by Aisles
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Get creating & swapping
Topic: Anyone interested?
Replies: 18
Views: 1278

Re: Anyone interested?

I've be up for something if you decide what to do and when
by Aisles
Tue Jun 07, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: June buys
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: June buys

I've bought some watercolour paints and more watercolour paper.
by Aisles
Tue Jun 07, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: June to do list
Replies: 20
Views: 742

Re: June to do list

I've some watercolour postcards to finish and I'm crocheting some bunting.
by Aisles
Tue Jun 07, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: eek, even more out of my comfort zone!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: eek, even more out of my comfort zone!!!

That's lovely
by Aisles
Tue May 31, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Show and tell your completed projects
Topic: My recycled jiffy bags
Replies: 6
Views: 577

Re: My recylced jiffy bags

Thank you everyone. I quite enjoyed working on them. I now have another bunch ready to cover or paint.
by Aisles
Tue May 31, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Show and tell your completed projects
Topic: A few more jeans bags
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: A few more jeans bags

They look great :)
by Aisles
Mon May 30, 2016 6:15 pm
Forum: Show and tell your completed projects
Topic: My recycled jiffy bags
Replies: 6
Views: 577

Re: My recylced jiffy bags

Oh I should say I simply stick a white label or piece of white paper on their fronts to write the address on and I use double sided stickie tape and cellotape to seal them with.
by Aisles
Mon May 30, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Show and tell your completed projects
Topic: My recycled jiffy bags
Replies: 6
Views: 577

My recycled jiffy bags

I have been given loads and loads of used jiffy bags plus I have a load from items I've bought off ebay. I hate to just use them once then throw them out, the problem is they are often covered in address labels, stamps, have dirty marks from going through the royal mail system and some can have a bi...
by Aisles
Sun May 22, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: Needle threader
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Needle threader

It looks like it needs to take quite a large sewing needle ie large hole sewing needle.
by Aisles
Wed May 18, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: Sewing bee
Replies: 6
Views: 274

Re: Sewing bee

I'm not really watching it this time as it reminds me of my exams years ago ie the pressure of getting a set piece done in a give time frame, using the correct procedure's etc etc I've seen the past ones but then only to see what people make.
by Aisles
Thu May 12, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Crafty Chat
Topic: Bought anything new?
Replies: 33
Views: 1129

Re: Bought anything new?

I've bought different sized water colour paper and water colour pencils which if you dip them into water you get a deeper richer colour and can blend them or use them like normal colour pencils. I've been using them and have made some postcards. Yesterday my water colour blocks in their metal tin ar...
by Aisles
Thu May 12, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Knitting/crochet/needlecrafts
Topic: More knitting
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: More knitting

very cute and just the thing to keep baby toes warm on a cold day :)

I've not made any for sale in ages. I made so many one year I got sick of making baby booties, but they've all been sold.

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