About Me and 52 Create

Hi, I’m a mama of my dinky minou, I’m a ‘crafter’ and I work in the NHS when I’m not head deep in wet wipes, raisins, yarn and fabric.

I love indulging my creative nudges and having projects on the go. This year has found me trying my hand at knitting and dropping more than a few stitches along the way.
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A friend gave me a sewing machine early this year and slowly but surely it is becoming my third hand. I have stuck religiously to patterns, following each press and stitch instruction. I am getting ready to spread my wings and make a pattern of my own. Eeek. The thought is a little terrifying!
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I want to catalogue these projects, slow life down a little and hopefully gain some crafty friends who can share their pearls of wisdom as I approach new techniques and challenges.

Welcome to 52 Create. Aiming for 52 projects a year and hopefully a little snuggly place to check into when that creative itch strikes.

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Interests: Spending time with with my minou,
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dancing like a loon, baking yummy things, speaking en français, writing letters, reading, chilling with friends. Sleeping- lying in bed when the sun is streaming through the window in the mornings, having coffee with mes cheres amies, watching movies late at night in bed, eating -especially smelly cheese- Lindt chocolate and chicken drumsticks. Baking
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Having flowers in every room,
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looking through friends’ photo albums. Wearing big chunky woolen socks. Eating pick-a-mix, travelling with friends in cars or trains, reading such a good book that you read it everywhere- even on the loo. Trying to truely understand God’s amazing grace.
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Singing to rubbish french pop music. Laughing, being silly. Hanging out with my brother and watching our current boxset.
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Phew! What a list. So be it yarn, fabric or needing another activity to keep your little one entertained, grab a coffee, snuggle into the sofa and have a virtual wander around (oh and say hello so I can meet you) x

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