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Crafty mini challenge

Crafty mini challenge

I feel very naughty slipping in like this having not been active or very committed to the group for the past few months. My twins have turned 3, I have turned 40 and I'm still pretty much exactly where I was with my weight loss the last time I posted.

I have been really busy making stuff and drawing so this challenge might just be the exact thing to get me back in the fold. To get reinvigorated, re-involved and re-inspired.

Here are the dresses I made for my twins birthday, some needle tatted barefoot sandals for me, a commissioned pencil drawing and a mermaid tail blanket I'm crocheting for my step daughter for Christmas …

Please may I join your challenge again, I'm really sorry for being such a slacker Hidden xxx

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They a bumin FAB -U-LOUS. You are so talented.

Your daughters are beautiful I can see they would be a huge distraction.

Oh the dogs the Sandels it's all stunning.

Well done you 😀

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Thank you so much! Yes, my girls are a mental and physical distraction. They're 3 going on 13, so almost all of my work is done after they're in bed, otherwise they're finding ways to get up to no good 😊 haha x

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Wait while they are older😋

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Love, love all of it! You are so talented some lucky people around you are going to gain from your gifts. 😊

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Thanks Itsbab, this Christmas is definitely going to be a homemade Christmas!

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I am on that too it's cheaper , keeps me busy and I love to see their faces when they open their gift. 🎁

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Hi Bluewings,

Wow, you are soooooo talented!!!! I love all those beautiful pictures - your twins look amazing in their gorgeous dresses. Wow, everything is fantastic!!!

You are clearly NOT a slacker - you are very productive, creative and amazing! :-)

Lowcal :-)

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Thanks Zest ,

I'm mostly feeling like a slacker for neglecting this group, too many deadlines are playing havoc with my mind and organisational skills.

I do miss you all so much though xx

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It's great to have you back with us, Bluewings - we missed you too! :-)

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Hi Bluewings how are you doing? It's been a while - great to see you!

Your girls are gorgeous and you're so talented. Well done 👍

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Slowly getting back on track Hidden, thanks for your kind words! How are you and your tinies?

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That's good to hear 👍

I'm the same lol

Still here, not made loads of progress, but it's coming off here and there VERY slowly 😉

My tinies are good thanks.

Take care and looking forward to seeing you around 😊

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You are a very talented lady! I especially love the drawing, very impressive!

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Thanks Caz28,

Thankfully the recipient liked it too! It's so stressful doing things like this for others, it's much easier when you only have your own critique to worry about. 😉

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HOOORAYYYYY! Bluewings is back! YIPPEEE!

Your drawing is amazing and your crochet and sewing -wow!

Stay a bit longer this time :)

(PS: Are you still running?)

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Hi LessToLose

Thanks for your kind words, unfortunately I'm not running, my knees are just not handling it. Every time I try I spend a week crippled by knee pain. Walking seems to be my lot for the minute. How are you gorgeous?

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Sorry about the knees, that is a nuisance for you, but the walking will be doing you good anyway. I am on the injury couch myself, with a small stress fracture in one of my metatarsals and am very frustrated about it. Apart from that I am very well thank you!

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I really love the sandals! Is there a pattern online for them at all? I'm learning to crochet just now, and looking for a lot of little projects like this.

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They're not crocheted, its needle tatting. I found the pattern on Instructables, I'll see if I can find the link…

instructables.com/id/Tatted...

I'm only learning too but loving it 😉

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Wow they are all great you are very talented x

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Thank you paulapips64 xx

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Hey Bluewings - so so lovely to see you back on the forum and more importantly back in the fold of my challenges

What a beautiful montage :) Your twins look so happy in their outfits. Your step daughter will be over the moon with that mermaid tail.

450 bonus points to you :D :D

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Yippee, thanks so much Hidden ! Will be trying much harder to put some kms behind me this week, so hopefully we'll be in NY in plenty of time for some Christmas shopping 😜

Xx

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