Tag Archives: Craft

Blogging – taking some down time

Things aren’t often noisy over here on Magpie, but they’ve been a bit quieter than usual. I’ve been having a bit of an emotional slump, which I think are related to the hormone injections I’ve been having as part of … Continue reading

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Experiments with pattern

I’ve been experimenting with different materials recently to add some different texture to my paper designs. These spirals were cut from scraps of cloth I have been collecting. Cutting cloth ‘raw’ leads to lots of fraying, which isn’t really what … Continue reading

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What is it that I blog about anyway?

I’ve been thinking a bit about what it is I am doing (or trying to do) when I’m writing this blog recently. Looking back over previous posts there are bits and pieces about my art, other people’s art and being … Continue reading

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Weekend work on paper-cut presents

I’ve been working on a little project as a gift for my parents this Christmas. This time last year they bought themselves a little dog, who they fuss over elaborately. I don’t think I’ve ever seen such a loved little … Continue reading

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Wednesday work in progress

Nearly there with this one. Just a few bells and whistles to finish off.

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Work in progress

I’ve been working on this one for a while now, and I’m still not quite there yet. It’s already involved hundreds of flowers, and I’ve had to cut 30-40 more today. Then each flower is placed by hand. So a … Continue reading

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Weekend work in progress

Spending Sunday hanging out with the telly and my blades…

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