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Mini Archie’s March Furtle Around The Blogosphere

Archie The Wonder Dog 
Furtle (v): to have a rummage or delve into the contents of something

Hello! March has been a very sparse month for progress. In fact, I haven’t even finished the pair of socks I started last month, so sparse has it been! This is how they look now:
Yarn is West Yorkshire Spinners Wood Pigeon (864)

And after the dye wouldn’t stop leaking from the turquoise dot fabric I initially chose, I did what I was determined not to do and bought fabric for a tiny nine patch quilt because, just like the turquoise dot was supposed to be, making from just two fabrics requires much less energy than making from scraps. Here’s what I chose:
Fabric is Ruby Star Society ‘Sugar’ in navy and rose from Olive + Flo Handcraft

I can’t wait to get started! They’ve been washed (without issue) and I just need to iron them/cut off a bit from each and iron those bits and I can get stamping and piecing. 

Mini Archie is keeping a close eye on events:
I finks these white flowers goes nicely wif mine white felt and spiffing black schnozzle.
 I expects you does too *modest face*

Linking up to the March Furtle 

If you're linking up, please add a link (one per person, please) to your blog post, which could contain: a mosaic of all you've made in the month, something you've made/started/worked on, a goal which you'd like to achieve in the next month (and then in next month's post you can reflect on that goal and set yourself another one - I find this particularly handy if I'm in the midst of a big project and finding the making of hundreds of blocks to be interminable), anything crafty you'd like to share. This isn't just for sewing or quilting, but is for all crafts so if you knit, make lace, make clothes, do anything which could come under the heading of 'craft', then please link up. Please visit the link immediately before and after you and leave an encouraging comment, and more if you can manage it - we all know that comments create joy, so let's spread some around. Also, please treat all the linked posts and their authors with respect - I want this to be an inclusive space for all crafters and crafts and all are welcome. If you're not sure if you're welcome or you belong, you do - this is by no means a closed space and if you want to join, then you are most welcome. If you need help linking up, please leave a comment and I will do my best to help. Please add the Furtling button to your blog post: copy the code below and paste it into your blog post - it should then magically appear when you publish your blog post (I'll do my best to help if you have any problems) and it will help people find the Furtling page with all the details of the link up.

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To link up, go to the link at the bottom of this page and click on 'link up' (it's a blue button) and then add your link (website URL), a title (this could be your blog name but could also be something interesting to draw people to it (keep it clean!) if you prefer), and your email. This last one doesn't appear on the link (I will have access to it - I won't use it unless there's a problem and I need to contact you) so don't worry that you're about to share your email address with the world (or the handful of people who find this link), you're not! The link will remain open until 10th April; if you're seeing this post after this date, I'm afraid you can't link up to the March Furtle, but you can link next month if you like.

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  1. Ooooo thank goodness someone else has had a sparse month. I was feeling guilty, but March is a funny time of year - I find I am so tired after so many dull months I can't get motivated to do stuff. I want to be in the garden but it's too soon for lots of colourful pots. Take care lovely xx..

  2. Awww sometimes we all need a quiet month just to re group and look after ourselves, those are lovely socks 😊

  3. can't wait to see your blocks, your choice of fabrics is amazing!


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