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Creative overload :-)

Lots of creativity to immerse myself in lately. I spent a couple of hours stitching on National Stitch Day and made some lovely sunglasses cases. The sun has shown itself this summer and they will be useful on our holiday. The pattern/instructions came from Debbie Shore’s magazine ‘Sew Inspired’.  I used patterned fabric with felt… Continue reading Creative overload 🙂

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Had enough of stitching in green now

I’m really enjoying the school holidays – no routine, no homework and no uniform to wash and iron.  It’s not only the children who enjoy the holidays 🙂 With my daughter occupied with friends there is still the opportunity to stitch.  I’ve been working on the crop pieces and they are finished.  I’m fed up… Continue reading Had enough of stitching in green now

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Creativity helps mental health

Another article showing how creativity (no matter how small) can help our mental health. I totally agree with this – stitching has such a huge impact on mine. It’s a shame creative activities aren’t important in the school curriculum.  This Easter weekend is the perfect opportunity to try out a creative skill and find out… Continue reading Creativity helps mental health