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Hyponotising crochet hand movements

Speeding up my crochet technique I’ve been crocheting for about 12 years now. Until recently, I had a really ham – fisted technique. I would hold the hook in my fist like a toothbrush, which led to a split second … Continue reading

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Making crocheted earmuffs for winter, Part Three

Making crochet earmuffs for the winter chill Welcome to Part Three of my crochet earmuff tutorial! In Part One, I wrote about creating the crochet body, which the crochet petals are worked onto. In Part Two, I discussed how to … Continue reading

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Pinterest tutorial results, How To Cover Shoes

I tackled a shoe tutorial found on Pinterest a few weeks ago now. It was a tutorial on covering secondhand shoes with a new fabric to give them a new life. It is from the lovemaegan blog, direct link available … Continue reading

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Fur and leather sewing – where do I even start?

Fur and leather. I was recently passed down some items of sentimental value. There’s some kind of strange stuff; teeth, tusks, furs, leather tooling equipment, scrimshaw equipment… shells… hammers… photos…. Already sounds like an amazing contemporary art piece, or like … Continue reading

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