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retro rules

Ever since we came across the ipod ‘cassette’ cover we have been looking out for other fun ideas.  And then we saw this at ipodcasesblog and couldn’t resist. The kids kind of remember the etch-a-sketch.  I think there was one … Continue reading

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2011…bring it on

Projects for a new year. There were so many things I didn’t get to make this year so I thought I would make a not exhaustive list of some of the projects I hope to get around to this year. … Continue reading

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Cait’s fabric letter set

DSCF2979 Originally uploaded by northcoastjo This was inspired by the fabric envelope competition at SewMamaSew – see the amazing creations here. The postcard comes with detachable words to make your own messages. Well so far it only comes with the … Continue reading

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make your own bunting kit

A handmade gift with a twist … the recipient has to do all the work. But in this case I don’t think she will mind. Just take some coordinating fabric, a length of bias tape, a triangle template and some … Continue reading

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“cassette” ipod cover

“cassette” ipod cover Originally uploaded by northcoastjo I saw this idea last year on the Sew Mama Sew Handmade Holidays list. Isn’t it cute? This was made as a gift for our favourite teacher who Caitie has been lucky enough … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

Seems how July is nearly over I thought I better get in quick with this one! I love the idea of Christmas Craft in July – making a headstart on all those projects which would otherwise be frantically attempted in … Continue reading

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project stress

You see something you like.  You gather your materials.  You make a start. But then you just pop back on the internet to have another little look around and before you know it … you find something else you really … Continue reading

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