Category Archives: Techniques

7 month catch upĀ 

Sorry it’s been so long since I last blogged, I’d made the decision when I came back from my Xmas trip that I didn’t need tinkerbellknits anymore, that I wasn’t her anymore. That’s not to say I’ve given up knitting, … Continue reading

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The last of the Christmas knitting

I bragged a while ago that I’d finished my Christmas knitting, but then I forgot the decoration swap that we do at my local knitting circle.  I created this lovely little penguin from a really old Jean Greenhowe toy book … Continue reading

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If I’m making art it has to be sheep

I made this a couple of weeks ago and totally forgot to share pictures – I love sheep and the chance to bang a piece of wood with nails and then create something pretty was just too tempting. This lovely … Continue reading

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October patchwork challenge- Orange Blazing Arrows

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Having found myself with a weekend with no plans and a whole day ahead of me, no sooner than I got the October block of the month pattern I had spent the afternoon making it with a huge glass of … Continue reading

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Mustard pinwheel- September patchwork challenge

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Since it’s been a lovely September so far I’m glad I did this month’s quilt block in yellows, it’s autumnal without losing summer. I’m certainly getting better at sewing these blocks and have much more patience to unpick and perfect … Continue reading

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September patchwork challenge- Teresa’s pinwheel

Better late than never?!  Sorry for the delay in posting this- I’ve been knitting to my hearts content and had a week away with friends.  How did September arrive so quick? Where did summer go?  Teresa’s pinwheel     I’d better … Continue reading

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Purple morning star – patchwork challenge

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I feel like I managed to have a very productive weekend and whilst I didn’t sit down and sew my August block in one go, I did get it finished. I bought this fabric on a recent trip to Scotland … Continue reading

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