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Yes please dont leave it till you get back from your trip all bronzed and gorgeous as I will be too envious to show you how to knit ;) xx Jo Johnston French Knots Craft Studio 0777 578 0533 www.frenchknots.co.uk See thecurrent creativeclasses at http://frenchknots.co.uk/a1-page.asp?ID=3750page=4 Followus on Twitter @Frenchknots2011 Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frenchknotscraftstudio
Toggle Commented Jan 28, 2014 on Not publicity shy....for once! at French Knots
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Thank goodness for photoshop! Jo xx Jo Johnston French Knots Craft Studio 0777 578 0533 www.frenchknots.co.uk See thecurrent creativeclasses at http://frenchknots.co.uk/a1-page.asp?ID=3750page=4 Followus on Twitter @Frenchknots2011 Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frenchknotscraftstudio
Toggle Commented Jan 28, 2014 on Not publicity shy....for once! at French Knots
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Its funny the pictures we build in our head of people isnt it! Jo x Jo Johnston French Knots Craft Studio 0777 578 0533 www.frenchknots.co.uk See thecurrent creativeclasses at http://frenchknots.co.uk/a1-page.asp?ID=3750page=4 Followus on Twitter @Frenchknots2011 Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frenchknotscraftstudio
Toggle Commented Jan 28, 2014 on Not publicity shy....for once! at French Knots
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Well done for being brave and going for it! I have been working for myself for nearly 3 years now and while the money is much less the satisfaction and enjoyment is so much greater. You might find it is a bit isolating, especially if you are used to a busy working day with lost of people - I certainly did so I made contact with other local ladies who run their own businesses too and we meet up every couple of weeks to discuss challenges/problems etc and support each other. Jo x
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2013 on New Year's Resolutions at Pink Green
I am a technical numptie but I read on someone else's blog that Google+ has an automatically ticked box called auto correct colour. I wonder if that is the problem? I unticked the box (once I managed it to find it!) and I think mine look a bit better, I'm on Typepad too. Lovely quilt!
Hugo is just checking you do it right,what a good helper ;)
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Goodness that room looks amazing,magical and ready for the celebrations.
Toggle Commented Oct 14, 2013 on wedding preparations... at Lynette Anderson Designs
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I have been working for myself for almost 3 years now and while the money is far, far less than I made before in my 'proper' job I enjoy it sooo much more. I can be there for my children, plan my working hours and if I feel lonely I go to some local networking meetings to meet other self employed people-ladies mostly. Go for it!!
Toggle Commented Oct 5, 2013 on Happy Days at Pink Green
Thank you Annie, I really want to be well even though taking the meds the Dr prescribed has made me feel worse but at least I can say I tried them but I wouldnt take antidepressants again, they certainly didnt help. I had one lesson of meditation and has such a profound experience that I am going to keep doing it, as she talked me through it in my minds eye I could see lilac air going into my nose and the pain (in mywristsespecially) became blurred yet morefocusedin the actual joint rather than radiating out. I also started to cry and found it reallymoving, which surprised me as I rather pragmatic usually. The last few weeks I have got worse and am nodding off at 8pm or even during the day and wonder if the Dr will add ME/CFS to his diagnosis. Hope you have got over your run of illness at the turn of the year. My crochet offer still stands,youd have it cracked in no time Jo xx
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2013 on Missing at French Knots
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Am trying to regain a bit of my va va voom but it seems long gone! The crafternoon teas are such a delight, so many lovely crafty ladies enjoyingthemselveswith heaps of cake -perfect! Jo xx Jo Johnston French Knots Craft Studio 0777 578 0533 www.frenchknots.co.uk See thecurrent Creative Workshops at http://frenchknots.co.uk/a1-page.asp?ID=3750page=4 Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frenchknotscraftstudio
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2013 on Missing at French Knots
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It does seem to be a permanent condition, though Im not sure he is quite on the button with the diagnosis, and there seems to be a bit of oh yes she is female and middle aged so we will say its fibro about it. Though as I reach the middle of my 40s I think middle age must surely be when I am over 50! Am enjoying seeing your basket work creations - Mrs Multitalented! Jo xx Jo Johnston French Knots Craft Studio 0777 578 0533 www.frenchknots.co.uk See thecurrent Creative Workshops at http://frenchknots.co.uk/a1-page.asp?ID=3750page=4 Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frenchknotscraftstudio
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2013 on Missing at French Knots
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Thank you, my little business is my pride and joy a bit like another child! I have scaled back the number of workshops to two a week though and am looking at doing more with my kits as I need to regroup and recover. I didnt feel this bad looking after a newborn with no sleep! Jo xx Jo Johnston French Knots Craft Studio 0777 578 0533 www.frenchknots.co.uk See thecurrent Creative Workshops at http://frenchknots.co.uk/a1-page.asp?ID=3750page=4 Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frenchknotscraftstudio
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2013 on Missing at French Knots
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Youd pick it up in no time. Happy to teach you! Dont think you are miles from me, could meet half way?? Jo Jo Johnston French Knots Craft Studio 0777 578 0533 www.frenchknots.co.uk See thecurrent Creative Workshops at http://frenchknots.co.uk/a1-page.asp?ID=3750page=4 Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/frenchknotscraftstudio
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2012 on Snuggly Scarf at French Knots
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Congratulations Jane, richly deserved.
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2012 on A new page for Snapdragon at Snapdragon's garden
Blogging really documents our lives and the passage of time, that's one of the reasons I love it. But it's poignant too as the children grow and their need for us changes. Good to see you back!
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2012 on Anyone out there? at Linaloo
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Brilliant photos! We will celebrate our 25th anniversay soon, as you say - where does the time go? I knitted an aran jumper in the 80s with my Mum, I did the cuffs she did the rest! xx
Toggle Commented Oct 6, 2012 on time flies at Little Cotton Rabbits
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I was nodding to myself while reading your post as I do exactly the same class, it is so satisfying to get people up and running with their machines and they leave smiling. I've taught two classes so far this week. I teach in my own studio at the bottom of the garden and I use a local art cafe too. They advertise the classes and I teach in their premises during the evening and we split the money. I also teach patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet - while not a formally qualified teacher I base my lesson plans on teaching skills via a specific project so all my customers have something lovely to take home - I love it!
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Looks like the perfect picnic spot to me.
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2012 on Misty update at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Oh the foxes are so sweet! I love pottering on my allotment, though it doesn't happen often enough so I am best at growing weeds!
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2012 on a give-away at Little Cotton Rabbits
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I find if I call chilli/curry type things 'stew' the fussy blighters are more likely to eat it. I also roll leftover chilli etc up in a puff pastry bundle and call it savoury slice which might not please you No 3 but is great for using up leftovers.
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2012 on 113//2011 at {quilt} while you're ahead
When the clock is ticking loudly in your ear laughter is a good way to drown it out. It is awful, just awful, cancer is shit. Sending my love to you all x
We have had some brilliant winter holidays up there, one Christmas there was ice on the beach which looked amazing. And who can resist Barter Books!
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2012 on I love holidays!!! at Pink Green
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Christmas arrived early in the studio as we held the first of our range of Christmas workshops. It was a riot of red & green fabric, of gingham & ribbon and of chat & laughter. The perfect start to the Christmas season. What are you planning to make this Christmas? Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2011 at French Knots Craft Studio
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As part of the range of workshops building on sewing machine skills we are having a bunting making class on Tuesday 15th November 7.30 - 9.30. You'll make a string of 10 jolly pennants over 2m long, just right to brighten up your room. Don't worry if you don't have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at French Knots Craft Studio
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You've mastered the traditional Granny and know your trebles from your chain so now it's time for a new crochet design with a wonderful starburst centre. On Tuesday 8th November 7.30 - 9.30 £20 including materials. Ring Jo on 0777 578 0533 to book your place. Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2011 at French Knots Craft Studio