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    April 2019

    Delayed posts is what happens when I don’t keep my bullet journal up to date. ­čś│ Anyways here’s what I got up to in April…

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    Tidying up

    A post about other people’s work. The pile of assorted paperwork was at risk of a landslide this morning so drastic measures (filing) was required.

  • Crafts

    Weaving – bitten by the bug

    In May last year I took my daughter to a local┬áCommunity Heritage Day┬áAmongst the wide variety of skills to try were spinning and weaving. Now I don’t have room to start spinning my own yarn but weaving can be done on a small-scale (and could help use up my yarn stash) I’m not keen on the little loom frame kits you can get as I find using a needle to weave the threads very frustrating. I could remember having a toy loom as a child in the 70s which had a bar which I could turn which would lift and lower the threads so I could pass a shuttle through.…

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    Bit of fundraising

    This month I started running craft sessions at number of local care homes as a result I have 9 example pieces left over.┬áSo that I don’t end up over run with these every month, I’ve decided to sell them to raise money for the┬áMasato Beanies┬áhomeless fund. For each one sold I will donate ┬ú1 to the fund and if I clear all 9 will round it up to ┬ú10.

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    Felt work assorted

    In order to give a range of examples for my craft classes this month I did a few other small projects in felt this week to give an alternative to the felt flower brooches