whipup newsletter no.26 2010

by kath_red on July 9, 2010

in Features, Newsletter

The first week of school holidays is almost over and it has been a most relaxing and quiet week. You know how rare a quiet day with kids is – imagine a whole week of quiet days – where the kids sleep in until midday, then hang around in their pyjamas for the rest of the day playing board games, computer games, reading books and doing crafts. I meanwhile have reorganised the house – moved my craft room to the sunniest room of the house, crocheted quite a lot and of course have done a bit of work too.

  • Get into our refashion roundups – [1] – [2] – [3] – [4] – and more tomorrow
  • knit or crochet some fun and frivolous toys … knit a mouse crochet some watermelon … or a cupcake knit a frog ... or a will o’ the wisp
  • more … george and the dragon flip doll … knitted pixie hat … or how about a crochet car ...
  • check out the latest from our flickr group
  • ***And don’t forget to join in on our mini quilt – quilt-along
  • Some crafty news:

  • The new knitty is out
  • check out the city quilts blog tour
  • mixtape zine issue 13 – in full cover and new bigger format – is available for pre-sale
  • SVP Worldwide, one of the world’s largest sewing machine companies invites sewers and embroiderers to use their skills to help raise awareness and raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation through Stitching for pink.
  • Happy making my lovelies
    Kathreen
    xx

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