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63/100: 100 Days of Making

Recycled Denim Apron!

I’ve just spent a wonderful afternoon with Jane Milburn @textilebeat prototyping a denim apron for a workshop at Makers Escape Montville, our creative workshop retreat being held in May. Jane will be running this great workshop, leading people step-by-step through several options for turning old jeans into a new usable product. A […]

61/100: 100 Days of Making

Embroidered Cushion!

This is the second cushion I made for Aubrey’s play tent. This is a Prints Charming @printscharmingoriginalfabrics fabric like the other one. It is backed with denim and I embroidered some of the pink dots with chunky crochet cotton to add some texture.

58/100: 100 Days of Making

Slow.

My early mornings and late afternoons over the last week have been spent in the garden. Slowly and by hand I have removed hundreds of rocks from the edges of our driveway so that I could clean out years of rotten leaves and flowers from the rows of Ivory Curl Flower trees that flank […]

57/100: 100 Days of Making

Simple Open Weave Crochet Throw!

This is a lovely quick project….using 8 ply yarn, I am crocheting a small throw for No 1 granddaughter. It will be like a small child sized picnic rug that she can use in cubby houses, etc. I’m not using a pattern. It is simply a row of chain that […]

12/100: 100 Days of Making

The portability of crochet makes it so easy to craft “on the run!” I am sitting in a doctor’s waiting room while my dad has a check- up after his keyhole back surgery several weeks ago. My “go-to” waiting activity is usually crochet as it is so compact and easy to just pop into […]

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