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Handmade Christmas: Monogram Coasters

It’s that giving time of year. This year I’ve made my friends something that goes with last year’s gift from another. You may recall that I received a lovely hand-painted mug. Now my friends will have their own monogram coasters to place their mugs. These patterns come from the wonderful Jenny Goodridge on Pinterest. I […]

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Charlotte Jasmine – Welcome, baby!

Since hearing of my friend’s pregnancy, I’ve been working on a few small stitches here and there. Finally the time has come – Charlotte Jasmine has graced us with her presence. Now to put it all together and hand it over! The Pieces When I first stumbled upon this pattern on Pinterest (pattern no longer […]

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Christmas in July: Homemade Gifts with Friends

My friends had decided we weren’t going to buy in to the commercial idea of Christmas any longer. The gifts we now exchange are hand-crafted and personal DIY creations. This year I made each of them a ‘Noel cats’ tissue box cover from plastic canvas. While the boxes themselves don’t necessarily take too much time […]