Tag Archives: The Making Lessons

Fabrics of Fairytale – A Book Review from Handwork Homeschool

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My Children Have Special Needs & So Do Yours…

. I believe every child has special needs & I like to focus on the word SPECIAL when I explain what I mean.   . The label “special needs” started being widely used when I was in grade school (or at … Continue reading

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What 20,000 Years of Handwork Can Teach You About the Future (or…

6 books I’ve read & 1 I haven’t!) By now, you’ve probably gathered that I like to read….a lot! . Not novels or magazines (ok, the odd one here & there) but books that you’d probably call

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{Handwork Confession} Resistance is Futile ~ There’s Something You Should Know….

I have a handwork confession to make.  Of all people, I’m probably the last person you’d ever expect to not want to talk about handwork or fibre or making things – but 

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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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4,460 Ideas & Why Idea Curating is So Much Fun !!

Yee-haw !! Yesterday, I noticed that I had

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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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