Bead, Bead, Beading . . .

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Somewhere along the way in the last few months, I played with some beads. I can honestly say I don’t even remember when I squeezed these little gems in, except to say that they were quite separate and both of them took me way less time than I expected them to! Read More

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Patience, Grasshopper!

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So – a few months back I introduced you to one of my new favourite products  – Claytastic in this post. Since then I have been trawling eBay for fondant moulds like the feather one I featured in that post. Thank goodness for the all of the cooking and baking shows on tv that have made working with fondant so popular, and fondant moulds so cheap 🍰 🍮 🎂 Read More

Some things actually get finished!

It occurred to me that I have a few things that have been mentioned in a post (or two) that have since been completed that haven’t actually been sighted since they were only a work in progress. Some I like, some – not so much!

And I’ve also been hard at work trying to perfect the pattern for the tote in my last post and adding a shoulder strap version to the mix.

So here are the newer versions of the tote bag:

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My first design (and how it’s different from other tote bags)

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Single use plastic bags are on their way out in our state, and our local pharmacy has a middle-sized one that is great for those in-between loads. So I thought that before it disappeared – I’d better design myself a flexi-but-sturdy crochet version.

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