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Embroidered baby gifts

I made some embroidered vests for my friend’s baby. To prevent the stitch from pulling and ruining the fabric I ironed interfacing to the back of the vests.   For some embroidery advice hop over to embroidery queen Wendy Gratz’ guest … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Yarn Festival

If I’ve been a bit quiet over here lately it’s because I’ve been blogging over here. The Edinburgh Yarn Festival is less than a week away and in the midst of all the hard work I’m really excited to be … Continue reading

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Craft Reactor Edinburgh’s 3rd Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition

Welcome to the official launch of Craft Reactor Edinburgh’s 3rd Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition! The Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition is a real opportunity to see what Craft Reactor members have been working on in their attics over the last year and … Continue reading

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Arts Complex Open Studio Day

As the evenings are getting darker and we are firmly and steadily approaching Christmas times (I know, I know it is only November still..) there are busy times here at CraftyAlly Towers. We had so much fun at St Abbs … Continue reading

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A Felted Hallowe’en: Part 2

Everybody enjoy a bit of messy play. Inspired by a big bag of wool fibre in a range of amazingly lush colours recently gifted to us by a friend, we embarked on creating some autumnal/hallowe’en decorations. We used ordinary hand … Continue reading

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Bags at St Abbs Wool Festival

I am delighted to announce that I have been invited by the lovely and talented YarnPony to share a stall at St Abbs Wool Festival this Saturday 3rd November to sell my handmade knitting and crochet project and notion bags. … Continue reading

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A Felted Hallowe’en: part 1

This weekend the Toddler and I emerged ourselves in felt as we made our first Halloween decorations. We started out by cutting out a number of bats in different sizes in black felt, folding the felt in two as I … Continue reading

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