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Things I'm working on

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Actually the list is longer than this but I got bored taking the photographs!

I have a relatively short attention span and some crafts are more portable than others so I change what I'm working on a fair bit!

I'm working at home today so I should get a few short crafty projects finished. You know the ones, the ones you can take up and put back down again after your self imposed five minute break. If I do anything bigger, I run the risk of not stopping!

So first on the agenda is a wrist pin cushion from the craftybits blog. I have the twill tape and the velcro but both are in black so I'm not really sure where it is going!
The material is an old sheet from a second hand shop - washed twice at a high temperature. Not too sure how I feel about that but the pattern was just too cute to pass up.



I'm a big fan of cutting things out in brown paper first - especially when I don't have pins to hand!

The second project of the day is inspired by Maize's Diary's Frayed Flow…

Hello Crafty World

I decided it was high time to lay my crafty endeavours open to the crafty world. I'm always interested in feedback on how you, the craft loving, making, doing community, could improve what I've done!

It seems I've heaps of projects on the go at the moment and it would be good to chart their progress. Could be useful when I think I can knit a scarf in a weekend to find out just how long it took me the last time. I'm knitting, sewing, card making and cross stitching at the moment and I'm definitely more of a pro in some than others. I also just stumbled across a reference to 50 things to make in 2007 and I seriously have to see if I can manage it (I'm going to include the things I've already made this year).

I've a long list of things I want to make when the current lot is finished. When I'm finished my current knitting scarf project, I'm starting on crochet which I haven't tried since I was in primary school - should be interesting if nothi…