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craftapalooza
Perth, Australia
I sew, knit, crochet, watch too much TV and blog.
Interests: knitting, sewing, crochet, reading, movies, craft, music, felt, friends, cooking, tutorial,
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Thanks Loretta! My iPhone did it.
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2012 on rag rug complete! at Craftapalooza
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It's done! It's heavy and I killed my wrist and hand crocheting it but I think I sorta like it. It falls in the yum/yuck category for sure. A great stash busting project and it came together pretty quick. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Craftapalooza
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Ok, here's my inspiration mosaic for the Hoop Up swap. I finally came up with a theme. Kawaii! Love it in cross stitch, but I also found some embroidery samples. I'll send my partners both cross stitch and plain cloth... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Craftapalooza
Hey Pam! Yours looks fab. Think I'll try toothbrush method next time. My iPhone did it.
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2012 on Rag rug along at Craftapalooza
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The awesomeness that is Jodie is hosting a rag rug along. I saw the girls (Fi, Bianca, Jodie & Kate) talking about it on twitter and was tempted. Then thought nah. Don't have the time etc. Then Saturday night watching... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Craftapalooza
You totally should, they're an awesome dog. x
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2012 on and....we're back at Craftapalooza
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Well, I can't make any promises but I seem to be hanging on to the blog even though I'm not often here. I'm gonna try. Seriously. So, good Christmas and New Year? I had an awesome at home holiday with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2012 at Craftapalooza
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Can we just ignore that it's been months since I've posted here? Ok. Shannon does commissioned portraits so I figured it would be a great Christmas present to myself and Sondra. I gave her a vague brief about tail sucking... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at Craftapalooza
craftapalooza is now following Lizzy House
Dec 7, 2011
Hey Kel - thanks sweets, the owl is Sublime Stitching and the Babushka is a local craft chain. Ta hun, nah it's not!! x
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2011 on recently. via instagram at Craftapalooza
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I've become obssessed with embroidering and cross stitch and crochet edging. Excuse the lack of ironing. See more. I want to crochet all edges of all things. I ripped my palm. I guess it's a crossfit rite of passage. You... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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Sep 7, 2011
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I know, original title. As soon as I saw Ms McPorkchops I knew I had to make these, and I did, in January this year, just posting now. Love the unironed picture!! Super duper cute. Linen fronts and something from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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WOOT I managed to signup in time for Pillow Talk Swap 6. A nice sized swap for me to stretch my quilting/patchwork skills. Here's my mosaic for my partner as inspiration for me. 1. Fresh Lemons Spools, 2. home sweet... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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Sewing a gift for a friend. Love the Heather Ross dog print. Also the Lizzy House ducks. Gotta finish! Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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Well I'm a bad blogger, missed my 7th blog birthday, not that there's been a lot of blogging here for a while. Where have I been? Well training most nights which doesn't leave a lot of energy or brain left... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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My first attempt at a mug rug. On the fly. It's too big. And I think maybe my last. Was thinking I'd make some of these for market but I think maybe they'll a little fadish and peeps my not... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2011 at Craftapalooza
Hi. I didn't buy it in Perth. I bought it online. But I have seen it at a paper store in mt hawthorn. Can't remember name of store! Try Google. ;-) My iPhone did it.
Toggle Commented May 19, 2011 on festive making and gifting at Craftapalooza
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Howdy,a quick drop in. Thanks for the quilt encouragement....Not a lot of progress made...but I do have a 7 day break coming up over Easter. WOOT! I've just made my apple pincushion pattern available as a pdf download at the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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Um hi! I so did not mean to disappear for two months, but seems you guys didn't miss me too much! As I was starting to get spammy comments I figured I'd better check in, I'm not ready yet to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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Nope no witty title and no more apologies for my lack of posts, it's boring! This lovely was made using Claire's pattern. SUCH a fun crafty project, I ended up using size 6 month instead of 18 month socks, so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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Hell yes we do!! My iPhone did it.
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2011 on 2010 in craft at Craftapalooza
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hey sweet fran! Thanks :)
Toggle Commented Jan 11, 2011 on festive making and gifting at Craftapalooza
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This blog year might be the year of few words and more pictures as a way of me finding my way back to blogging. So, can I distract you all with a slideshow of 2010's crafting? No? Umm how about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2011 at Craftapalooza
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It's been a while since I've sewn a gift. I'm outta practice. These are a gift for a work colleague. She's a mean cook and loves read, so it was a given she's going to receive monkey mitts. This? This... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2010 at Craftapalooza