Author Archives: the freckle

Friday Favourites: Doily Dreams

I guess I’ve been feeling a little granny-chic lately. I really enjoy nontraditional takes on lace and doilies, it’s so interesting to see such a traditional item used in modern ways, here are some of my favourites: Art by Joana … Continue reading

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In Bloom!

After about 6 years of neglect and infrequent watering, my orchid decided to surprise me by growing a new stem and now it is actually blooming! It makes me so happy, I’m not the best at taking care of my … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Zippered Pocket

This is the method I use to put zippered pockets in purses, because pockets are good! The pockets are put into the lining before the bag is sewn together. Materials: – Lining for your bag that you want a pocket … Continue reading

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Thrifting Fun

As a reward for cleaning up my fabric stash all nice and tidy last week (totally not like me) I decided to go on a little hunt to fill in the newly empty space in my fabric closet. I found … Continue reading

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Way Back When

Ya, I’ve always been a cat lover.

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Friday Favourites: Feelin Foxy

Searching for Mr. Fox by Kristiana Pärn   The Knit Fox by New Duds   Smoke Signals by Bark Decor   Red Fox Necklace by Lulu Bug Jewelry   Fox Art Print – Falling Flowers by Donna McKenzie

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Fabric Stash

Look what I can do, I organized my fabric stash! Yes, I have a whole closet just for fabric, doesn’t everyone? This is my vintage/reclaimed fabrics that I use for 3rd Life. All the solid colours are on the top … Continue reading

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WORD

Just Let it All Out 8×10 Fine Art Print by My Zoetrope   You Make It Happen 8×10 Typography Print by Virginia Kraljevic   Power Off – 8×10 print by Laura George   Believe It 8×10 print by Dazeychic   … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Best Peanut Butter Squares

My favourite treat, filed in my cookbook under fantastically wonderful! Ingredients: 1/2 cup  melted butter 2 1/2 cups  icing sugar 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 1 1/2 cups melted chocolate Mix first 4 ingredients and … Continue reading

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Finished! Knitted Raccoon

I knit this little toy raccoon a while ago: He’s super cute, I think he needs a cape. The pattern is from Jelly Bums, check it out, they have lots of cute animal knitting patterns.

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