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I am very pleased to announce the next confirmed venue/location for an All Counties Craft Challenge group workshops.

This time it is for I’ll be heading to Potterspury in Northamptonshire

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A more refined design for today’s ATC365 creation. This one started with a Charles Rennie Mackintosh style floral stamp that I had received free with the July 2014 issue of Craft Stamper magazine.

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On Saturday I shared a cutting file for a chocolate gift box for use with the Brother Scan N Cut. This post continues on from there and features some of the chocolate “pockets” that I decorated.

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Close Knit Friends

November 14, 2013 — 5 Comments

I recently produced a television show on Create and Craft TV that aimed to highlight the Big Knitathon which is an event to be held on the 16th November in aid of the Big Issue foundation.

Hearing how The Big Knitathon hopes to raise awareness of the role of the Big Issue seller, and funds for the Big Issue foundation, through a communal project to create the worlds biggest knitted blanket shows just how connected the creative world can be.

I genuinely struggle with knitting (although can crochet) but wanted to send Stephen Robertson, the CEO of The Big Issue Foundation, something to show appreciation for taking the time to come into the studios and being brave enough to learn to knit live on TV and so I decided to make a card to encapsulate the community spirit that he inspired in me.

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I haven’t really experimented much with embossing folders but have always liked the way that they can add interest to the background of a project so I thought that I would have a go at coming up with something myself.

This “Bird On A Branch” card was what I ended up creating – here is a quick overview of how I put it together.

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