Daily Archives: July 12, 2015

Job Done!

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ANOTHER UFO finished. AKA a finished object.

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I did a course at Liberty Bell Chester to make a felt cushion. As I didn’t want to turn it into a cushion I made a craft bag! I really enjoyed the course – it is lovely meeting other crafters, learning new techniques and just having a pure “Me” day.

visit http://www.liberty-bell.co.uk

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I chose a contrast lining and inserted a zip into the top. I used a lot of blanket stitch as I adore blanket stitch! The whole bag was made by hand. I find hand sewing therapeutic and relaxing and really enjoyed the process.

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I now have a finished bag to carry ANOTHER UFO

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The  cat sitting by the tree  is a button. He does have rather a startled look but I have just sewn his bottom to the bag.

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Create Your Own Plantable Stationary.

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Create Your Own Plantable Stationary.

I love this craft idea! As for using all that unsolicited mail…. Well here goes!

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Plantable Stationary

Image By CustomMade 

There has been a new product on the green shopping seen for a while now that I have been keeping an eye on. This product is a seed embedded plantable paper where  you can drink from a paper cup, send a letter etc.. and when you have finished with your paper cup plant it in your garden for the flowers seeds that embedded in your cup to grow.  So the difference between these paper products and every other paper products is these paper products have thousands of flower seeds embedded in them. Think of all the beautiful bee friendly flowers that could grow all around the place because you planted your coffee cup. How cool is that?

These seed embedded products can literately change the way we look at paper rubbish and reduce unnecessary paper waste from ending up in landfill, as they grow new flowers, herbs, vegetables…

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