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Cheat’s Furoshiki

So much has happened around here lately that I’ve had no time to tell you about it!  The weather is looking pretty bleak this week so hopefully it will keep me inside with the laptop.´╗┐ I just wanted to show … Continue reading

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Plastic Free July and homemade bread bags

This year I’m taking part in Plastic Free July for the first time. I’ve decided to take on the TOP 4 challenge, refusing single use plastic straws, plastic bottles, plastic bags & coffee cup lids. The straws are easy as … Continue reading

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Furoshiki Mummy!

Mum’s books finally arrived today  – a special request for her birthday so I got another excuse for a super quick furoshiki project! This time I used a silky single quilt cover op-shop find… Surely a little girl’s favourite for … Continue reading

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Salvaged Soul – Dilemma of the Blue Coat

Recently I received a tip-off about a haul of vintage woolen children’s coats at one of our local op shops. So what did I do? Well obviously I changed course immediately and snapped up the last one! This darling little … Continue reading

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Furoshiki for the future

Those Japanese chaps had it all worked out long ago. Furoshiki = cloth wrapper in Japanese and for a long time this is how they would carry anything from clothes, books, food, bottles and more around town. It’s slowly making … Continue reading

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Little Miss Sunshine Tunic

Bunting can be fun but I wanted to add something a little more personal to Miss Z’s bundle of birthday gifts. I came across this FREE Lucy Tunic pattern from Shwin and Shwin and it looked like just the thing … Continue reading

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Stampede Bunting for an outback girl

What to give an outback girl for her special 2nd birthday? I’ve had bunting going through my mind ever since we received a lovely handmade gift for our little boy’s room? Reds, whites, blues, stars, stripes and spots. Not only … Continue reading

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