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Make do and mend with Oh Sew Kitty

Home comforts

Convalescent blues were lifted after dragging myself to the shops and discovering a fantastic bargain. Pumpkins going for 10p!!! In my quest to try and speed up my recovery from … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rags to riches

It happens to the best of us, kleptomania that is! In particular, FABRICS. There I’ve said it lol! What to do with an ever-growing fabric stash? What to do with … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shabby Chic upcycling

It had seen better days, was really getting in the way and had definitely served it’s purpose. I’m talking about the 1930s bedside cabinet which I had painted in vibrant … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Earth Hour

Preparing for Earth Hour, this Saturday, the 19th March from 8.30 to 9.30pm. I recycled a food jar and thought it would look great with a little tea-light in it. … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Show The Love

A small gesture, but nevertheless an important one for me. Here’s my contribution to the #showthelove campaign which highlights climate change. The idea is to make a green heart to … Continue reading

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Easter wreath

Had fun making this wreath, courtesy of a polystyrene ring, some wool tops, and a felting needle. I demonstrated how to make this wreath to some adult learners and then … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

DIY Easter decorations

These little birds look lovely and are quick and easy to make. It’s basically a case of blanket-stitching around the edge of felt bird shapes with a contrasting coloured thread. … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · 6 Comments