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{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … Continue reading

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Baked Mohair ?!? Gorgeous !!

I love fibre – real, natural, straight from the animal fibre (although I’ve been known to fall for some soy or milk yarn on the odd occasion…). So visiting our local mohair farm (really, they’re angora goats) is always a … Continue reading

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The Quintessential French Outdoor Shopping Experience …!!

Most of our village has already been marked off into hundreds of chalk rectangles.  The road barricades are standing at the ready (we’ve had some in front of our house since Wednesday) & the campers, vans & trucks are starting … Continue reading

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Handwork For Babies, Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers …

Before you were born, you were aware of lights, sounds, movements, warmth & other sensations.  What was one of the few things that you didn’t experience while still snuggled up inside your mother …? .

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Our Vide Grenier – A Treasure Hunter’s Delight !!

There are many “nights-before” which I eagerly anticipate – there’s the night-before Christmas (that’s usually filled with lots of last-minute making, truckloads of candy & a flurry of wrapping paper…), the night before my birthday (that’s when I start counting the years & wonder how many candles … Continue reading

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My Surprising Secret to Wild Creativity

As a Creative ( I just LOVE that title), I always have dozens of projects on the go at the same time.  Some are in their infancy (i.e. still in my head…) while others are almost ready to set out on their … Continue reading

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