Monthly Archives for January 2012

A Tasty Wee Irish Wheaten Loaf, so it is!

Number of View: 1244One day before Christmas, when I must have been feeling particularly lucky/foolish/tipsy after a Guinness breakfast, I decided to enter the Great British Bake Off Series 3! Stephen humoured me by providing me with the application form … Continue reading

30. January 2012 by admin
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Poppins’ Practically Perfect Carpet Bag Collection…

Number of View: 2877 yep, she seems pretty pleased with herself… and with a bag collection like that I can’t say I blame her!

16. January 2012 by admin
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Patchwork Beach Huts

Number of View: 3360 For the past 6 months or so I have intermittently dedicatedly been cutting out two hundred and fifty two (!) pretty fabric rectangles each measuring 6 x 21.5cm! Inspired by Janes Brockets Gentle Art of Quiltmaking I am … Continue reading

12. January 2012 by admin
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Sheena the coo…

Number of View: 1711This is Sheena the cow. She was commissioned by Natalie, Isla and Kenny for Sheena and Iain’s wedding and is painted using oils on canvas. I love muted farmyard hues at the moment so I kept the background … Continue reading

09. January 2012 by admin
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Hello 2012!

Number of View: 826 So much fun to be had with some cookie cutters from carly, homemade gingerbread and picture messaging! All i needed was some phone reception!!

04. January 2012 by admin
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Pasteis de Nata… takes II and III!

Number of View: 1726I gave Simon Rimmer the benefit of the doubt and used his recipe again – this time not allowing the custard to boil… they turned out like (very tasty) yorkshire puddings!! they all got snaffled but not … Continue reading

04. January 2012 by admin
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