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80s crafts magazine

22 May

Modes & travaux is a french crafts magazine that already existed in the 80s. I received several ones from the 80s and below are a few that caught my eye.

 

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I don’t think I’ll knit any pattern as it is but I found a lot of interesting techniques and shapes.

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Modes et travaux années 80

22 May

Connaissez-vous Modes & travaux ? Oui le magazine. J’ai eut la chance de recevoir un lot de vieux numéros des années 80. Voici quelques modeles en particulier qui ont retenu mon attention.

 

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Je ne pense pas réaliser de modele en l’état mais certaines techniques ou formes sont tres interessantes et instructives.

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Her crocheted tea party set

10 Dec

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For Christmas I like to offer unique gifts to my niece and nephews. Santa from their parents and grand-parents is in charge of the latest must have toys so I can take care of suprises out of their letters.

For my niece I decided to take care of her miniature kitchen set and provide crocheted vegetables and food. Three options were available: Continue reading

Weekend accomplishments #8: Rio Fukuda and her felted pastries

18 Feb

MERCIGRANNY_RIO-FUKUDA_cakesThis weekend was the “Aiguille en fête” fair in Paris. The japanese artist Rio Fukuda was a guest of honor for the occasion. Her creations were presented and she also animated workshops were we could try to learn from her in order to make beautiful felted pastries and cakes. Her creations are so perfect and beautiful that you could mistake them for actual pastries.
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Today’s great surprise : “Voyages” published at Le temps apprivoisé

31 Jan LETEMPSAPPRIVOISE_Voyages

LETEMPSAPPRIVOISE_Voyages This morning I received a surprise package, inside I found Continue reading