The things I do

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A rainy Bank Holiday is never wasted if you are a crafty creative type. In fact it is an ideal excuse to get out the sewing machine, some fabric and make a lot of mess. Once the dogs have been walked (not by me – hurrah!) and the quantity of food in the house has been established (plenty) there is nothing to stop me from getting on with a few outstanding jobs.

Hiding under a dining room chair is a bag full of current mending projects and other third party requests. One of which is a bit bizarre.

Essentially I have been asked to convert a blanket into an item to be used for a stag weekend gag. I was given pretty precise instructions so I am hoping I got it right. I’ll leave it to your imagination as to how the game proceeds. Hopefully the Stag will go on to lead a full and happy life!

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It’s all gone a bit ‘Wa’!

Well life here at Planet Cat has been a bit manic over the last few months and my little bloglet has been the most high profile casualty. However, rest assured I haven’t been idle and I do have some lovely things to show you.

One big piece of news is that Kid is off to Japan!

20140525-122716-44836446.jpgHe is very lucky to have been chosen as part of the UK contingent going to the World Scout Jamboree next July (I’ve been dropping hints about the wonder of Japanese fabric crafts but I don’t think I have made any headway yet). Consequently we are planning lots of fundraisers to help fund him and a scout from a less well off country who would not otherwise be able to go.

The symbol for WSJ2015 is the Japanese peace crane – Wa (please note that my fact checker is currently playing on the Wii with K.C. so do tell me if I’ve got it wrong!) and therefore we are making lots to give away and sell. Yesterday I made my first one out of fabric so I thought I would share it with you, together with the stages of construction.

Cat x

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