On this page the following entries were made in the “January, 2010” time-frame.
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I read somewhere the other day (no idea where, and I can’t find a reference) that the human body is 90% space. That is, of each cell that makes up our kidney, liver, skin, blood, they are 90% space and 10% actual matter. That is a bit like the spare room at the moment. The [...]
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So, I’ve been doing more sewing… This is Willow’s pencil case. I’m not entirely happy with it, but she is, so that’s what matters. Sewing with pliers. I found this Amy Butler pattern for a cute pincushion and thought I’d make it with some scraps of her fabric. I think it turned out well. I’m [...]
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Willow’s first day of Reception is tomorrow. I can barely believe that I am the mother of a five year old now, let alone a school girl! She woke me up this morning wearing her bathers (one piece and a bit small, so not easy to get on!) and told us that she wanted to [...]
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One of the presents I bought for Willow was… well… kind of for me. I bought a Babushka kit – it’s in this PDF, but I can’t find another picture of it.
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I don’t know what it is about the new year, but I’m not the only one who has started sewing more! My friend Tigerfilly has been at the machine too. The pattern for this pincushion was in the Sew Hip magazine. It looked too cute to pass up – a nice easy project. This green [...]
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After my drive with the kids last week, I thought we could actually go to the Humbug Scrub Sanctuary. Of course, in the morning we had our usual lie around the house – except I was doing some sewing – so we didn’t get going until about 2.30pm. On the way I told A about [...]
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I haven’t posted for awhile – I’ve been trying to sort out the spare room. It has become a bit of a dumping ground for anything we don’t currently need, which means a bit of baby stuff, heaters/fans, books, geneology info, a large coffee table that is not practical with kids, a spare dining table, [...]
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