Month: April 2015

Weekend Bake – Pineapple Cupcakes

Weekend Bake – Pineapple Cupcakes

Pineapple Cupcakes 8oz Butter8oz Soft Brown Sugar4 eggs8oz SR Flourtin of crushed pineapple Pre heat over to Gas mark 4 Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one by one with a little of the four to stop seperating. Stir in the rest of the flour […]

Displaying your needlework

Displaying your needlework

Displaying your needlework Stitched pieces so not always have to be framed.   Here is an idea for two uses.  It is a biscornu I made.  This can be used as a needleminder and also as a scissor fob.   Use you imagination when thinking […]

Creative Make ……   A different way of making a pincushion

Creative Make …… A different way of making a pincushion

A different way of making a pincushion Take a paper mache box and decopatch the same. Add embellishments as required. Using some wadding and odd remnant of fabric   make a pincushion. Line the box with ribbon. Stitch a design you like and place on […]

You can use your creative juices anywhere ……

You can use your creative juices anywhere ……

Using your creative juices …….  I love creating things in different ways.   This is my flower I created out of ready roll icing.   I cut out the shapes and then using food coloured pens coloured and designed the flower.   Am really happy […]

Weekend Bake – Ginger apple and Mixed fruit scones

Weekend Bake – Ginger apple and Mixed fruit scones

Ginger, Apple and Mixed Fruit Scones Preheat over 220C  425F  Gas mark 7 8oz Plain Flour (220g)1.2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda2 teaspoons cream of tartar1 1/2 oz butter or margarine (45g)1oz Brown sugar (25g)2oz finely cut apples1teaspoon of ground ginger (or you can […]

Creative bake ….  Samfire and chilli prawns.

Creative bake …. Samfire and chilli prawns.

Samfire and Chilli Prawns  Have to thank Tesco for this meal as they did most of the work   +Tesco  Very easy to do Stir fry some samfire in Tesco Stir Fry oil which has chilli and ginger in it.  Cook for about 2-3 minutes.   […]

Looking for something to store your finished craft pieces in,  I bought this ……

Looking for something to store your finished craft pieces in, I bought this ……

Storing your craft work   …. via Amazon and it is amazing.  It is an art portfolio but superb for lying your finished cross stitch pieces in and flat too.  It has an internal pocket for the smaller pieces and elastic holder on the other side […]

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