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:: Cute DIY Christmassy-ness Times TEN!

Let’s face it. It’s GOING TO HAPPEN! Here’s ten festively colourful, decorative things to get you moving with on the Christmas thing! (If that’s your thing!) Lovely festive DIY lacing cards by Mr Printables : here (above!) Christmas peanuts by…

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:: I Made A Dress

Oh hi! How are you? I am good! Phew. I had a really good morning with Ari today. He just got himself sorted for school and breakfasted and everything without a peep of resistance. It’s not always like this.…

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:: I Wanna Know What Glove Is….

You can make these, if you are clever and have cold fingers.  Then you will know what Glove is.  Or if you get bored you could just make ONE and come over a bit MJ.  Just forget about Foreigner…

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:: How To Embroider : For Beginners

I had an email from a really sweet gal called Lisa, asking for some recommendations on Embroidery How-Tos.  So I thought I would do a run-down of embroidery on this very blog.  Just in case it’s what you’re in…

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:: Make and Meaning :: Nan-Ironic?!

written for Make and Meaning by MEETMEATMIKES on JANUARY 15, 2010 I watched a great show on telly a week or two ago.  Anthony Bourdain’s‘Disappearing Manhattan‘ special highlighted the sad demise of vintage eateries.  It celebrated iconic establishments such as Keen’s Chophouse,  Manganaro’s Grosseria and Katz’s Deli ( plus…

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:: A Granny A Day

1. Crochet Blankets, 2. tiempo para tejer, 3. An Afternoon’s Happy Industry, 4. 3 6 5 : 1 3 6, 5. last round, 6. Untitled, 7. Vivid Dreams Blanket (WIP) All these photos are from the ‘A Granny A Day‘ flickr group : we started this…

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:: Ace Little Shops : Dudua

Peek inside Dudua in Barcelona.  It is really cute. Here they are having a workshop with Misako Mimoko. Don’t you just want to sneak in and take a seat and make something? I do.  Let’s go!  Meet me there!…

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::Six Cute Flowery Things To Make

Crochet :: The gorgeous flower granny squares that I have been making (and indeed LOTS of other people around the traps have been making) orginated at Rosehip. They are easy to make, once you get the hang of it,…

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:: This Time Last Year….

Granny Squares I Made On The Weekend, originally uploaded by meetmeatmikes. I went over to my Flickr account and looked for June 1st : 2009. This is what I found! This is what I was making this time last…

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:: Behold The Mega Doily

Of course you need a mega doily for your living room floor. Can you believe this is all done by hand? Sans hook. Wow. That takes a pretty serious understanding of crochet and knots, along with some serious dedication.…

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:: Sweet Flags

, originally uploaded by catmil. Perfect to make with a kidlet and stick in the garden. Or sandpit. Or make them yourself and pop them in planter in your cute house. Or make tiny ones and spear them into…

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:: Barbapapa Family : Crochet Pattern

Look how great these are. Some people are so clever, I think. These guys look pretty easy to make. (They will happily sit on your washing machine, which is good to know.) Find the pattern here. It costs a…

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:: by Petra

Inspired by Miss Lucy over at Attic 24, Miss Petra made this lovely blanket! Isn’t it cool to see someone use PINK! I like pink! Pink is good! Go visit Petra and congratulate her on her ace-ness, I say!…

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:: XMoonBloom Fox Deluxe

via Mitchell and Dent! You can purchase the finished fox. Or you can buy the pattern. I bought the pattern. I hope I have time to make him! Don’t you think he is just the best?! xx Pip Hurrah!…

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:: Designer DIY

A very long time ago in a far away galaxy I found a HUGE instore catalogue (you know the kind!) for Vogue Patterns. Dated January 1971, it is full of breathtaking illustrations and photos of gorgeous outfits by the…