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make a linoprinted tshirt

Make: a linoprinted t-shirt

I’ve been meaning to experiment with printing on a t-shirt for some time now, and I’ve finally got round to it! I found some ink online called Speedball Fabric Block Printing Ink so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to give it a try. I’ve also seen lots of fabrics on the high street with a black and white pattern in a handprinted style lately and figured it would be more fun to make my own!

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make a paper flower out of old receipts

Make a paper flower from old receipts

Make a paper flower from old receipts

I end up with lots of useless receipts, for things like some shower gel I bought in 2002, or a proof of postage for a card I sent 5 years ago. Most of the time these end up shredded in the bin, or recycling, but this week after finding more of the things I thought I’d create something with them. I came up with the idea of a paper flower, having seen lots of tutorials for allsorts of papery flowery delights on Pinterest lately.

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picking balckcurrants

Making blackcurrant jam

If you read my post from Monday you’ll know I spent the weekend (well not the whole weekend) making blackcurrant jam. It was a delicious process because it looks so attractive with beautiful colours and textures, not to mention the sweet, fruity smell. Unsurprisingly I felt I needed to take some photos along the way to share on my blog.

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