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This week I finally got to play with the Screen Sensation screen printing kit and I must say, I am well chuffed with the results!

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Sometime ago I gave you a rough overview on how to make a simple tote bag. Before this I was on TV promoting sewing machines and a booklet that I had created to show how to make five different handbag styles.

I have decided to offer up the digital print-at-home version of that booklet for sale via the shop for £2

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Fabric Friday hasn’t been around for a while but I’m pleased to say that I’ve literally been doing nothing else but see for two days … progress at last!!

I therefore thought that it would be nice to remind you (and me) of projects that I need to finish and those that I am about to embark upon.

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Hello again, and welcome to another Fabric Friday! :)

Now, you were probably expecting me to be showing you the finished project from last week’s post however, on time honoured tradition, I appear to have been distracted by another technique, lol!

This week I have been having another go with foundation paper piecing.

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After completing the recent run of Fabric Friday Fat Quarter Fun blog posts I left you with a picture of some of the leftover fabrics.

This week, instead of buying more fabric, I decided to give a new project a go using that leftover stash.

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Yup, I’ve finally gotten around to it. It’s bag making time!

*races off to the craft room* …

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I’ve often seen prairie points in various guises and creations however I’ve never had a go at these.

The notion of mucking about with these little triangles resurfaced when they were briefly demonstrated during a recent show that I worked on at Create and Craft featuring Debbie Johnson and Kim Suleman from Canny Keepsakes/Six Penny Memories.

I mentally noted down the “how to” in my memory bank of makes but it was only in the last day or so that I have managed to get a couple of days to play in the craft room.

So, given that I had the time and the inclination – I thought that I would have a go.

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