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  • Julia No hand holding at school or kisses at the playground, but they love me to knit them stuff. Fingers crossed that doesn't change. The hoodie... 19 Sep
  • Jo - Mother of Teenagers I am constantly aghast at your crafting skills. I so wish I could match them. Love the colour and if he is happy to wear... 19 Sep
  • Jeannie Gray I get SO excited when the kids ask me to knit for them. The hoodie looks fantastic & doesn't have that homemade vibe at all.... 19 Sep
  • Craft Mother I really like Kent. It seems a bit forgotten about, other than the coast line and crossing to the continent. A bit sad to see... 19 Sep
  • Craft Mother So true. Just need to look. I'm fascinated by the history left behind in clues. Especially the ones so easily overlooked. 19 Sep
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"God has an inordinate fondness for stars and beetles."

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A patchwork project

Last Sunday’s patchwork course highlighted that my cutting and measuring skills need practise. Without cutting precisely, the kind of patchwork projects that I’d like to tackle, are going to look bad. My mistakes would shout out everytime I looked at the finished project. With this in mind, I spent time, this week, carefully selecting a project to hone my skills. Also, I needed the right tools for the job.

Everything is now in place, so I’m ready to practise.

I selected a sample quilt which provides plenty of opportunity to practise cutting out lots of pieces. It’s going to force me to be precise. By the end, I hope that I will have increased my confidence to tackle other projects.

I’m sure some of you can guess the project. What do you think?

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