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I can knit a rainbow toy

Who doesn't love rainbows and knitting around corners? My seven-year-old son recently came home from school singing "<i>I can sing a rainbow</i>", which of …

Knitting

Award Winning Fabric & Haberdashery Warehouse - Huge Fabric Choice

Sewing

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a week of living colourfully: pink

<i>Soho</i><p>Well, pink with blue. Actually, bright pink with delphinium blue. Or cerise with ultramarine. Or fuchsia with azure. Or candy pink and sky blue. …

Is It Worth It?

Do agree with you <b>Hazel</b>, libraries are the best place to find cook books. It is said that only 2% of the recipes in a cook book will ever be used, and …

Unshelved by Gene Ambaum and Bill Barnes

2018<p><b>June 22 - 25, 2018</b> New Orleans, LA<br>ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth 450) (Gene)<p><b>August 17, 2018</b> Palos Hills, IL<br>SWAN Libraries Annual Conference …

Man With A Moving Camera

Watermelons

Really nice shopping bags

Good morning. I want to get on with stuff today so I am posting here early. I bet you have been wondering what I have been doing the last couple of …

A faster, easier way to tink

Unraveling, tinking, ripping-out, frogging*: these are all names for un-knitting already-knit fabric, and there is a range of methods for doing it, …

Gratuitous Granny Squares

Last month, I showed you some of the granny squares I’ve been making. I thought that tonight you might like to see what I’ve made so far – the light …

National Teacher Apprication Day

Educators of the world, get those hankies out.<p>Because this...[dramatic pause]...is your story.<p>Yes, every year you need some good "louck" as you …

Dealing with spammers using your e-mail address as the 'from' address

This post is a bit different from my normal ones but one I thought may come in useful to people if they ever have the same problem as me. A week or …

Father's Day card with Chomas Creations adjustable marker holder

So I had to see one of these new Lettering Delights sketches for myself with Silhouette Studio, so while I was getting the kids ready for bed, I let …

AlphabetPhoto: E is for…

E is for the exact art of embroidery and the exquisite taste of elderflower tea. A perfect combination. Not an earwig in sight.<p>Inspired by <b>Knitting</b> …

Embroidery

The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

When I worked at the V&A, I met Edmund de Waal in passing several times. If I had known he had such a fascinating family history to tell, I would …

Cheese & Onion Pie | Baking, Recipes and Tutorials

This has to be one of the very best things to come out of my kitchen – you may have to save me from a Cheese & Onion pie addiction!<p>I have a great …

Using Laura Worthington fonts with Silhouette Studio

Samantha by Laura Worthington on sale right now at Mighty Deals!There’s an exciting development in the type design world and that is that a few …

Wibbo's Words

I'm still looking for my knitting mojo but I have started a new crochet blanket.<p>DK oddments and sock-yarn-used-double, 4mm hook; pattern is <i>Gary's</i> …

Anniversary Candle And Box

Hello,<p>Here is a box I made back in April but never got a chance to share.<p>Last week was hard to forget week. I had never been so stress out. I lost …

save money around the house

Most people have had to tighten their belts in recent years. However, are you doing everything you can to save money around the house? Here are some …

Duotangle - Auraknot Mooka

This weeks challenge is to combine the tangles Auraknot and Mooka. After trying various ideas of ways to make one morph into the other, I finally …

One Buck Wednesday! June 18, 2014

<b>Welcome back to another One Buck Wednesday</b> <b><br>and Wonderful Wednesday at</b><p>Today only, you can get the following kit 50% off: <b><br>Digital Die Cut Mini Checkbook</b> …

Passionfruit and Ginger Cake

Over the fence between our house and the neighbour’s, a passionfruit vine scrambles. It’s growing in Mark’s garden, but this year we’ve benefited …