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Vintage: Mint Green Sewing Machine

  How utterly delicious is this mini vintage Mint Green Toy Sewing Machine Mid Century by LoveButlerVintage?  I want it so desperately – but am showing immense will power…  can you give it a good home?
October 25, 2012 by Jacqui P

Crafts: Supersize Crochet Necklace Chain

What can I say?  Its Supersize, Crochet and I love it!  Another reason to love WOOL WEEK {BUY IT HERE}
October 18, 2012 by Jacqui P

Crafts: Now thats what I call a Pom Pom

  This week is Supersize Week – as a unashamed nod to my book launch!  As a fan of pom poms and indeed pom pom hats, I had to share this “I Like Giants Puffy Pom Pom Hat” by Yokoo.  Are you daring enough to carry off this bad baby?
October 10, 2012 by Jacqui P

Cross Stitcher 254 – Trends Jungle

In Cross Stitcher this month – my column is was entitled WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, as not content with owls and cute folksy fowls, designers are looking to the Jungle Greats for their latest inspirations WHO I love Markus Lupfers animal sequinned jumpers this season, whilst Stella Macartney has also added a bit of roar […]

Crafty Strawberries

Well it is that time of year in Sussex and we are off to pick Strawberries tomorrow ready for the big Jubilee weekend..  so I thought I would share a crafty strawberry find I found by thecozyproject… Loving the Aqua / Strawberry combination on their coffee cosy, which is almost good enough to eat!…
May 30, 2012 by pearlandearl

Pinterest and the Crochet Mermaid

PInterest is one of my new obsessions.. and yes I know I am late to the table, but there is a good reason for this….  I knew that when I joined, I would be sucked up into a world of pretty pictures for hours upon end! .. well I was right!  But a new work […]

Retro Biscuit Love

I have already discussed at length my ‘Love of the Custard Cream‘ and indeed my families addiction to retro biscuits… and I have been working on some Cross Stitch Kits which pay tribute to these classics.. Whilst browsing Etsy the other day Mr H discovered someone else who obviously was partial to these teatime delights […]
June 27, 2011 by pearlandearl