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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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pouch crazy

Trying out the new mosaic function on my Flickr Pro account.  These are some of the pouches made as Christmas gifts for friends.  Lots of fun and endless possibilities…

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really wild christmas tree tea cosy

Try saying that quickly a few times! The finished tea cosy.  It probably needed to be a bit larger … maybe next time.

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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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really wild tea cosy

Have you seen this book? The author doesn’t exaggerate – these tea cosies really are wild. I decided to make one for my parents for Christmas which involved learning how to knit on circular needles.  It isn’t hard once you … 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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sushi socks

Sushi socks – a gift for a new deli baby! Just roll a coloured sock in a white sock and wrap in black cardboard.  Present in a sushi container and write a message on the chopsticks.  Not really a craft … Continue reading

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