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Friday, 20 June 2014

It's YDC time again on eBid.

It's YDC time again on eBid:


YDC (Your Donation Counts) is the monthly round of charity auctions on eBid.net.

This month's featured charity is the 190th Girl Guides, Liverpool, although many other Charities will also be supported.

Please come and join us with YDC122; everyone is welcome :)

Sunday, 8 June 2014

50% Off Coupon Code for V&M readers from Sew Cute Patterns

Use Coupon Code V&M and get 50% off your entire order at Sew Cute Patterns.  No minimum purchase required.  Enjoy instant access to your pattern!  Visit www.sewcutepatterns.com.

Sew Cute features adorable rag doll, critter, plush food, blanket, pillow and other fun plush toys for kids.

Saturday, 7 June 2014

La Dentelle de Bayeux

La Dentelle de Bayeux
 La Dentelles de Bayeux ~ Mick Fouriscot [French text]

Whilst this book is in French it has very detailed diagrams, containing patterns for edgings, mats, motifs and mats.

ISBN: 9782841670819     Editions Didier Carpentier, 1999; A4 laminated hardback; colour illustrations for all projects.


Friday, 6 June 2014

Martholme Viaduct Petition

Please sign the petition to restore full access to  this lovely path for generations to come

We need this ugly metal fence removing to restore a fabulous walk ideal for all the family

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Lace Making Books

With retirement looming, the time has come to downsize my collection lacemaking books acquired over the last 25+ years.

And as I no longer teach or make bobbin lace, my books have to go.

Besides, we have a baby grandson in Australia to visit :)  So I have begun listing them on http://uk.ebid.net/

Here's a taster of what is available:

http://uk.ebid.net/perl/main.cgi?mo=search&type=keyword&useronly=Y&useronly_username=36477&words=laceBedfordshire Lace
        Patterns ~ selected by Margaret Turner


Baby's Layette

A layette is a collection of clothing for a newborn, it could also include bedding, accessories and baby care items. 
Layette comes from the French word for " little drawer" so basically you are purchasing the baby a drawer full of clothes for the first few months of its life.