Scissor Humbug

In preparation for the start of the build of my studio, I have been cleaning up the little room that is so stuffed with “stuff” that I haven’t been able to  make anything in it for years.

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A “before” photo

An upcoming “Garage Sale” event to raise money for WAFTA’s ( wafta.com.au) artist in residence program has encouraged me to donate things that were too good to throw away and thus might otherwise have been kept. One such  treasure is a box marked “Small Kits”. Tonight I got it down from the shelves and before putting it into the “WAFTA” pile just had a peek……it is full of  little kits that I’ve bought on the spur of the moment, convinced that they are so gorgeous that I would be making them up as soon as I got home….

Of course, I never did.  But wait, this little Scissor Humbug by Helen Dafter is going to be quick to make.  I’ll just do it while waiting for the chilli jam to set.

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Celtic Scissor Humbug with Emery Powder by Helen Dafter

Don’t worry, there are plenty more untouched and complete kits in the box and I’m definitely putting them in the sale….

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A selection of the scabbard, tassel, trapunto and other whimsical kits for the WAFTA garage sale

 

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