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Sharron

Sharron Report 25 Nov 2017 20:20

I know what I want for Christmas.

Yesterday, being Black Friday, a company I have bought fabric for my patchwork from was offering weaving sticks in the sale.I didn't know what they were so I googled and found a company that offers them at much lower price and peg looms as well.

With these simple implements (remember who is thinking of using them!) you can weave old clothes and pieces of material or almost anything else, including bin bags, into mats and bags.

so, as well as the rag rug that does not fill me with the enthusiasm that patchwork does, I thought I might ask for a peg loom to use up all the old clothes I have not jettisoned and the bits left from the bedspread that are of no use for anything else.

As they it will all be recycled stuff, even if nobody will pay me for them, I am sure local charities might do better at selling them than will I.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 25 Nov 2017 21:47

I've just had a look - they look fascinating! :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 25 Nov 2017 22:08

Like a grown up version of that thing we used to do with four brads and a cotton reel.

Caroline

Caroline Report 25 Nov 2017 22:39

It'll keep you quiet of a night :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 25 Nov 2017 23:11

Keep me off the streets (now my back is not up to much!).

Once the quilt is on the bed, with it's variety of different things to look at, I thought it would give me and OH something to do in bed of a night!

RockyMountainShy

RockyMountainShy Report 26 Nov 2017 01:06

If the postage didn't cost a arm and a leg I would gladly give it to you, but alas with,
Jane,
Toni,
Jean
Peter
Judy
Judy
Pam expecting cards It is just to much postage. :-P

Maybe Santa Claus, He doesn't have to worry about things like postage :-|

Sharron

Sharron Report 26 Nov 2017 10:58

Santa, who is sleeping in my bed again this year, does have to worry about postage.

OH is, at this very moment, yo-ho-hoing in a shopping centre in Havant, to earn the money for my Christmas present.

Caroline

Caroline Report 26 Nov 2017 12:31

:-D

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 26 Nov 2017 14:45

:-D :-D :-D

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 27 Nov 2017 01:26

ooooo-er

I know what a Tam o shanter is.....

but never heard of a Cheffer Santa....


Sharron

Sharron Report 27 Nov 2017 13:34

You were in the RAF weren't you? You may even have eaten his dinners, and survived!