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Post by amyw on 12th March 2011, 10:37 am

Hi I'm Amy, full time mum to 3 little ones aged 61/2, 4 and 3 yrs and married. I am an avid crafter/upcycler and majority of the things I make are from recycled or reclaimed materials. I am an avid reader mainly fantasy....live in my own little world sometimes.... Embarassed

I keep a variety of different pets, mainly exotics and live somewhere NR luton but I am originally from Lincolnshire and kind of miss the rural life (a lot!!)...

Trying to be green, live a simpler life etc...Probably not trying as hard as we could but getting there! Our heart isn't really in this house so having grown veg or gotten chickens like we did before but maybe will do it all again one day!


Ermmmm.....Not sure what else to say!

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Post by Sparhawk on 12th March 2011, 10:42 am

Hi Amy...



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Post by polgara on 12th March 2011, 10:49 am

Hi Amy

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Post by Adrian on 12th March 2011, 11:01 am

Good morning Amy, welcome from me too.

I am keen to know more about your crafting

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Post by Lottie on 12th March 2011, 11:31 am

Heellllooooooooooooooo Amy! Lovely to meet you.. Very Happy

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Post by amyw on 12th March 2011, 11:34 am

Badger wrote:Good morning Amy, welcome from me too.

I am keen to know more about your crafting

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Hi Smile

I generally have to use everything to death before it gets binned, so my house is generally full of junk Shocked

But mainly I make crochet rag rugs/coasters/trivets/bowls/flowers, armwarmers/wristwarmers out of old jumper sleeves and crochet the ends and make headband/earwarmers and some other stuff too...

I am always on the hunt for material, unwanted wool, old jumpers, I will sit for ours ripping a jumper apart for it's wool, takes ages but I feel quite smug at the end of it!

I mostly crochet...but sometimes weave on a peg loom and I was given a sewing machine that keeps collecting dust but I tend to hand sew...quite crude stitching, I get away with bad sewing skills by saying it is inspired by Nightmare before Xmas Very Happy...which it is anyway!

Here's my blog thingy...with lots of junk on there...
http://minervascrafts.blogspot.com/

And my fb page with more on there!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Minervas-crafts/144544225596785


Sorry I do tend to twaffle on about crafting...hubby just pretends to be interested Smile
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Post by Dandelion on 12th March 2011, 1:06 pm

Hi Amy - you sound really busy!!

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Post by amyw on 12th March 2011, 1:32 pm

Dandelion wrote:Hi Amy - you sound really busy!!

Hi Smile

If I wasn't busy would probably go crazy!

My youngest goes to preschool in September and I am dreading the peace and quiet!!
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Post by Dandelion on 12th March 2011, 1:57 pm

Swap??? I work full time during the school term and would love some peace and quiet!!

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Post by Jaded Green on 12th March 2011, 2:56 pm

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Post by flute on 12th March 2011, 3:13 pm

Hello! Nice to meet you!

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Post by Compostwoman on 12th March 2011, 7:30 pm

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Post by Chilli-head on 12th March 2011, 7:40 pm

Hello from slightly further north in Bedfordshire Very Happy
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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 14th March 2011, 1:53 pm

Hi, welcome. Would love to see some of the pieces your working on. Sounds a lot like my house, lol.
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Post by amyw on 14th March 2011, 2:18 pm

mr_sfstk8d wrote:Hi, welcome. Would love to see some of the pieces your working on. Sounds a lot like my house, lol.

Hello all....

I tend to chuck everything in here rathe rthan posting oodles of photos over various forums Smile
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Post by MrsC on 14th March 2011, 6:50 pm

Hi Amy from just south of you in St Albans.

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Post by KatieMcD on 15th March 2011, 6:15 pm

Hi Amy!

You sound strangely familiar..... lol!

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