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Ellie
West Country
Interests: craft, knitting, baking, food, cooking, sewing
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I started a dressmaking evening course in town last Tuesday, it was great, and now I'm very excited about tomorrow's class! First lesson was a basic introduction type thing, going over the basics of using a pattern and that sort of thing. Homework this week was to choose a pattern... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at Cake and Craft
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So after all the cushion excitement of Saturday, Sunday involved quilting fun! I used the Kaffe Fassett fabric I bought on eBay (my new favourite place to buy amazing things). I started by laying all the pieces on the floor and arranging them... As you can see, I went for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2010 at Cake and Craft
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I made a lovely cushion today with some Liberty fabric I bought on eBay. I love my sewing machine! I made the cover with a flap which I'm going to attach some ribbon to to hold it down. I got a bit confused by this at first but it worked... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2010 at Cake and Craft
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I spent mine here... and here... There were other places too, such as Tyntesfield (wow, it was a very middle class history weekend) and also Park Street (shopping-based fun). I also ate a LOT of cake. Banana cake, Easter biscuits, jam and cocnut sponge, scones (cheese, fruit and plain), apple... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Cake and Craft
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This is the first big project I've attempted since I first got back into knitting, and I thought I would blog about it now as it's (almost) nearing the finish line! I started knitting this cardigan last summer. That seems like quite a while ago now, but unfortunately I don't... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2010 at Cake and Craft
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Now I've covered some of the crafty aspects of my life...I thought I would introduce the cakey aspect to my blog! Although, in actual fact, it's not cake. It's biscuits. But AMAZING biscuits no less! These are the Easter biscuits that my Mum and I (and my nan before that)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2010 at Cake and Craft
Well, I'm glad you don't think they're rubbish. They're all a little bit dark I think. I'll try to get a doggy cameo in the next post, I thought I'd give the little rubber duck a chance to shine this week. dpns are double pointed needles, and they're scary.
Toggle Commented Mar 25, 2010 on In the Loop at Cake and Craft
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As I mentioned in my last post, I went to London at the weekend to visit some university friends- and it was brill. On Saturday we had a bit of a cakey afternoon as we went to visit the Hummingbird Bakery in Soho, where I bought the most enormous bit... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2010 at Cake and Craft
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I really do. I love the fact that it's like a maze, and you never know what's going to be around the corner. I love the fact that at Christmas they covered the ceilings with present bows, so it was like walking around a glittering cave. However, the main thing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2010 at Cake and Craft
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