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How to make a simple patchwork quilt part 1 – Working out the size, design and fabric needed.


My Thursday evening sewing ladies are making their very first patchwork quilt. Patchwork quilts can take a long time to complete which often makes it quite a daunting task to even start for beginner sewers and some intermediate sewers. There … Continue reading

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I hate the school run…


Actually scrub that as I’d like to state in print, nail my colours to the mast as it were and say outright that I hate school mornings at the moment AND the school run… Since the change of season and … Continue reading

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Take a walk on the flip side…


At the breakfast table this morning for some reason the conversation turned to submarines. Having 3 children our mealtime conversations are random and varied and we’ve covered subjects as diverse as who would win in a fight between Lego men … Continue reading

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4 beautiful things…


I noticed the boys were getting louder and louder in the sitting room and cushions had started flying around. This is a pet hate of mine for 2 reasons 1. I make all our cushions and I get annoyed that … Continue reading

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How to be a Knight part 1 – Armour!


We’ve been looking at ‘How to be a Knight’ this week and the boys decided that the first thing you needed as a Knight was armour. We read books about knights and Tobes and hen thought that anyone without armour … Continue reading

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Paper craft 3: Footprints in the grass…


We’ve still a few pages from the magazine that we’ve been using this week to craft with. I know that Tobes is like any other 2 year old in that he finds it difficult to know which shoes go on … Continue reading

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Paper craft 2: Those folder paper chain thingies…


I’m not sure what this is called but it’s something the children I’ve taught over the years have all done at the end of term, during wet play and at Christmas. I think it’s one of those rite of passage … Continue reading

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