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A Quick Teaser

February 9, 2019 — 9 Comments

So, in November last year, I stumbled across an awesome product that folks with electronic cutting machines, and perhaps others, are going to LOVE – especially if you want to make wallets or handbags.

I, therefore, set to work testing it with a simple project that I made in Canvas Workspace, cut on my Scan N Cut, hand stitched together and am pleased to be able to share those results …

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Well me ducks, this old mucker has been tinkering with his embroidery machine this week and I have certainly learnt a few valuable lessons.

Thought it might be fun to share my efforts …

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As you may have discovered a long time ago I have been a big fan of patchwork and quilting – despite it not making a huge dent in this blog. Indeed, I even wrote a whole blog post about some of the shows that I had worked on at Create and Craft TV back in 2013.

Well, the possibilities with online learning have moved on quickly since then and therefore I was super excited to receive a special invite to check out Jennie Rayment’s new course that has recently been released via Craft Academy.

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Well, if you ever needed justification for that gigantic pile of craft stash making the floor boards ground, then you can let people know that science and research are starting to prove that doing something creative on a regular basis is good for our general well being.

The lovely folk at Harvey’s Fabrics sent me a fabby infographic that lists just some of the reasons. Originally designed around sewing, a lot of what is shown applies to many creative pasttimes – it’s an interesting read – and next time the OH moans, you can pop this up on your screen as the reason.

You’re welcome!

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