CAT Week

CAT Week: 12 – 19 August with Fiona @millefleurs13

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Hello Everyone 👋🏻 Fiona @millefleurs13 and thank you so much for your warm welcome. I’m looking forward to my week here, it’s been quite a while since I’ve had the pleasure of your company 💜

Thank you also to our lovely Nicola @hookandtwist for her great week in sharing your beautiful unfinished projects and I must say, I was very relieved to see I’m not the only one that has forgotten and neglected wip’s 🙈 We hope that nasty flu bug disappears and you get better quickly Nicola ❤️

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Now to this weeks theme … I really love to crochet – it is very much my happy place. I don’t have a lot of time to indulge in this passion of mine but to have the satisfaction of completing a project, especially one that you love from start to finish, is so rewarding. I get so much enjoyment in covering stones with pretty crochet covers and making doilies … I love how peaceful and calming they look. This made me realise they really are ‘my thing’ to make.

I am very curious to see what ‘your thing’ is. What gives you that same satisfaction, joy and pleasure to your creative and crafty hearts ❤️ Please share them with us using the #craftastherapy_mything tag 💜 and remember to keep using our regular #craftastherapy tag because I will feature from both over my week 😊

It’s Goodnight from me. Take care!

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I hope you are enjoying your weekend, or you enjoyed your weekend, depending on what part of the world you are in 🌎🌍🌏

I have been browsing the images that have been shared to this weeks theme of #craftastherapy_mything 🌟

Moving clockwise we have @suzannemartin with her use of repurposing vintage blankets to make such cute animals and objects 🍍
@kehribar_hobiatolyesi I love this idea to use crochet to patch a hole in a pair of jeans 👖
@verbaer Oh it’s hard to resist a pretty doily 💗
@wolwens how lovely is this sweet wall hanging 🔷

Looking forward to seeing more ‘my thing’ creations and it would be wonderful to see different types of craft too 😊

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Treasures from the #craftastherapy feed 🌟 I do love neutral tones 💛

It’s great coming across different crafts and creations too and these caught my eye. Thank you to the talented creators for sharing them with us 💛

@fibs_strings love your jute wall hanging planters 🌱 @papermoonfactory this little face pendant made me smile 😊 @knittycatcrochet I can’t resist a cute amigurimi ☺️ @rawbatchsoap How good do these soaps look … good enough to eat I would say 😉
💛

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How pretty are these flowers 🌼 and it comes with a special message too … 🌸
You Are Enough.
Just as You are.
For All Your Faults and All Your Goodness.
Don’t base Your Self Worth on the Opinions of Others 🌺

Thank you so much @whimsyhen for sharing this lovely picture and message with us in the #craftastherapy_mythingfeed

Remember to keep sharing what your ‘my thing’ is and also to our regular #craftastherapy tag. I’ll be back later with more.

Wishing you a Happy Day or Evening wherever you are 🌷

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Hello Everyone 😊

Have you been enjoying Granny Square Day 2017 today?
I have 😁 it has been a day full of gorgeous squares ❤️ I’m looking forward to making a collage from many of them.

The last collage I shared was in neutral tones … I thought this time a riot of colour would be nice and this selection is from this weeks theme #craftastherapy_mything

Wonderful aren’t they all !!

Thank you @neverjillian for sharing your fabulous mandala collection with us 🌀 @susiseenredaoficial for your beautiful and colourful rustic lace square 🔆 @annelies.leask beautiful squares really are ‘your thing’ 💠 and
@virklust for your stunning mandala that reminds me of Summer and Sunflowers 🌻

It’s late here, so please Take Care and Goodnight from me 😴

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I have been busy putting together a collage of the granny squares that were tagged to #craftastherapy from yesterday’s Granny Square Day 2017 🎉

How beautiful is this and how wonderful would it be if it was a real blanket 💗💠💗

Can you spot your square in there?

Not all would fit into one collage, I’m making another to share soon.

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Thank you for your wonderful response to the first granny square collage I put together. I am so pleased you enjoyed it and that many of you could spot your granny square amongst it 🌟

Here is the last beautiful collage of granny squares that were also tagged to #craftastherapy from yesterday’s Granny Square Day 2017 🎉 .
I am sure I will see Granny Squares in my sleep tonight 😂 but hey, what a pretty sleep I will have 💗

Please forgive me if I have missed your square, it wasn’t intentional, I tried to include everyone’s … and now I really really need a break from looking at my phone 🙈😂

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I am enjoying reading the stories behind what is your ‘my thing’. It is so satisfying being able to do something we love ❤️

Here is a selection from this weeks theme #craftastherapy_mything and thank you to this talented group for sharing them with us 🌟

@marykedolls makes such adorable dolls and has shared her story in her feed a few posts back ❤️
@stria.marty I love these simple yet beautiful gift tags ☘️
@ateliersopra your amazing tapestry crochet patterns really are ‘your thing’ 💠
@bsvitlana incorporating nature and crochet flowers in such a peaceful way 🌺

Please keep sharing your stories of what is your ‘my thing’ and remember to also use the regular #craftastherapy tag.

Happy Day to You All 🌻

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I have been browsing the inspirational #craftastherapy feed, looking for some different crafts to feature. I am amazed at how much crochet and knitting dominates in there, so I had to search deep and found these to share … .

@crochetcreator – painting with a hot glue gun … very different and how interesting 🌿
@pet_pastel_portraits – how cute is this drawing of someone’s pet guinea pig 🌟
@earth_balance_craft – a dear little wire and bead bird ornament 🐦
@crochetpower – linocut print making. I remember doing this at school and how much fun it was 🍃

Thank you for sharing your special creations with us 😊

Back to work for me and luckily it is outside today under a gorgeous blue sky and glorious sunshine 💙☀️💙

Wishing you all happy day, evening or sleep 😴

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I’m back with some more ‘my thing’ stories that have been shared for this weeks theme #craftastherapy_mything🌟

@leylasilkandwool Leyla has realised it is more the ‘process in the making’ that is ‘her thing’, rather than the final result 🌀
@mayte.m.t Mayte enjoys herself more when the piece/garment she is making is for someone else, ‘handmade gifts’ is ‘her thing’ 💗
@myheartbelongstoireland This one I found very interesting … ‘planned pooling’ is Erin’s ‘thing’ I understand what it is, however I have no idea how you do it 🤔 The end results are very eye catching 💠
@simlikes Simone likes to ‘add a little touch of herself’ in the things she makes, like the sleeve details on her recently finished summer top 💜

Thank you for sharing with us a little bit about you 😊

Happy Friday or Happy Weekend depending on where you are 🌎🌍🌏

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Hello 😁 I hope you are enjoying your weekend ☀️🌿🌻

I am squeezing in one more collage from this weeks theme #craftastherapy_mythingbefore I hand over to our next moderator 🌼

@crochetspecs If Terese finds herself in a crochet rut, her ‘thing’ to do is make another pineapple from her own pattern 🍍 sounds like a perfectly good idea to me 😉🍍
@felty995 How cute are these felt animals 🐱 Felting really is Carol’s ‘thing’ even her Granny Square for Granny Square Day 2017 had the sweetest little felt flower posy in the centre 🌸
@erika.and.crow Crocheting blankets is Erika’s ‘thing’ and this one is really lovely … 💙 that blue!! 💙
@ella_makes I’m sure you will agree this is an impressive and adorable collection of crochet animals 💗 all made by Gabriela and mostly without a pattern 😅 Amigurumi really is her ‘thing’ 💗🐸🐒🐧🐌

Thank you to this talented group for sharing with us your lovely work and what your ‘my-thing’ is 😊

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Before I hand over to our next moderator, I would like to say thank you for a great week of sharing your beautiful creations with us. Thank you also for your kind support to me and others in our community 💗

My week to moderate was well timed, with the Granny Square Day celebration 🎉 It was a lot of fun and I loved the amazing virtual blankets that were created from your gorgeous Granny Squares 🌟

I’m handing over to a very talented lady, with beautiful colour palettes and such calmness to her photos 🌼 Welcome Annelies @annelies.leask🌼 Wishing you a great week 💛

Until next time, take care,
Fiona @millefleurs13 xx

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