Thursday, 06 August, 2020

Month: July 2018


A Bento bag or two..

My sister was recently admiring this little Bento bag, and it reminded me that I wanted to try a larger one.  This one started as a 43.5″ by 14.5″ rectangle, just so I have the details for next time!I stumbled Read more…


The Games We Play: 2nd Marne, July 1918

As it is 2018, there are number of significant 100th anniversaries of various WW1 battles which took place in 1918. One of these was the second Battle of the Marne, which featured a major German attack into the French lines Read more…


The Games We Play: Joy of Six 2018

The week after COW I went along to help out with the combined Sheffield Wargames Society and Wargames Developments show game at the Joy of Six in Sheffield. I’d not been before as it is straight after COW, and doing Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Drawstring bags!

I made a couple of drawstring bags for Eli today! I followed my favourite tutorial found here to make  the smaller one. To make the larger one I increased the  measurements to this: Main outer: 14 1/4″ by 12 1/2″ x2 Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Frieda's Platter Quilt

I am very pleased to share my latest quilt finish  with you!  It has been finished for a few days but I was waiting  to get some decent photos…..  which was tricky as it is a very large quilt  (90″ by Read more…


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The Games We Play: COW 2018

Last weekend I went on my annual trip to the Conference of Wargamers. Unfortunately this year my trip was cut short as I had to help one of my children move house on Sunday, but I managed to attend on Read more…


Patchwork n Play: A Sewing Diversion

Sometimes it’s nice to sew something different… So I had a break from my quilt making  Hand quilting in all it’s forms, to do some garment sewing. First up, a pair of PJ pants for Eli….  I then tackled this Summer Read more…


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