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Just a quick one...

Just a quick one to round out the week off. I love weeks off, means I get to work on my crafting full time. If only I was good enough for it to be a full time job but then, would it be as much fun if it was a job and not a hobby?

The last thing that I did this week was to stitch another t-shirt for next year's birthdays. In a way I have been doing these to put off doing the Dimensions stitch, as I'm finding that very hard. I worked on this all day yesterday, and actually managed to finish a whole cross stitch in one day.

I chose the colours for the hearts myself, which is the first time I've altered a cross stitch more than picking a shade slightly different from the one asked as I didn't have it in my stash. 

Spending wise, I bought the last two t-shirts I needed for the presents (£8), sausage rolls, crisps, cereal bars, milkshakes, yoghurts and nectarines for work next week (£8.52) and bought my treat. I took £20 out and got a Burger King for mum and myself (£12.38) and a taxi home (£4 - wouldn't ordinarily do it but weather was horrific). I also bought two sets of charms from Amazon to use in my jewelry making. I really want to do some domino necklaces, and some bottle ones too. Only problem is I don't have any actual necklaces so for now I will have to do them as pendants and interchange necklaces when I want to wear them. 

Without trying to jinx myself I am going to try my hardest next month to get my savings back on track. I will probably earn another treat next month, given that I only have sixteen books left to read before I hit that target, but I know what I'm getting with that one and it's not too expensive. I may also have to get some skeins for the cross stitch shirts but I've found a site that sells them for 40p, instead of the 72p I have been paying. Actually looking at it I've only got four tasks left to do and none of them are craft related! Don't worry though, I have a separate list of all the craft stuff I have planned, so there will be plenty on here.

Happy crafting!


  1. WOW ... I think this one is possibly my very most favourite of them all. Right up my street. (or my Tshirt. LOL).
    Cobs. xxx

    1. I found the pattern on pinterest and altered the colours to pink (they were red)


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