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Tuesday 27 October 2015

Little Robin Redbreast!!

Hi All,
Just a quick post, as I am recovering from having
the Grandchildren yesterday!!
We went to a farm that has animals and lots of play areas for children.
They even had pony rides, which they both did. 
We bumped into a friend of mine with 2 of her daughters and
her Grandchildren! It was about half an hour drive from home!
We had just ordered our hot lunch, when all the lights went out!!
They had a power cut!! Typical!!
So we had to leave and go find somewhere else to eat.
We then ended up walking on the Ashdown Forest amongst the sheep!!
This little Robin is my first attempt at 'Felting'.
The instructions were a bit vague but I had seen a lady doing it at a fair.
I was quite pleased with it and was fun to play for a change.

My second attempt was not as good and too big.
This one is about the same size as an actual Robin.
Well I am going to do a bit more crafting today.
I did a Pop-up shop in a friend's house last Wednesday.
I sold so much that I have to make replacements for my final
Christmas Fair next month!
Thanks for popping in and welcome to my new follower, Judith.


Chrissy said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful day with the children even though the power went out after ordering your lunch..that would be my luck too..I love your cute little robin and have no idea what felting is, but he looks soft and fluffy and would look so cute sitting in the bird house I attempted to make last long as he has good balance as the house went a bit lop good to have some good sales..good on you Carol..[ off to google felting]


mags said...

Sounds like you had a great day with the grandchildren.
Your robin looks so cute. Nice to something a bit different.

Sarah said...

Sounds like a brilliant outing but for the power cut!! What a gorgeous felted robin Carol, you should be really proud!! xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Well your first attempt at felting turned out beautifully Carol,he looks fabulous. Glad you enjoyed your outing even if it did wear you out :)

Diane said...

Oh you day with the grandkids sounds great too bad about the power outage. Love the adorable Red Robin felt bird, I could see this and an ornament.

Hugs Diane

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol, sounds like you have been busy! Love your robin, how sweet!
Hugs Lynsey x

Elise said...

Oh my goodness Carol! You are so talented! How lovely is this robin?! And this is your first attempt! Wowwwwww! You did such an amazing job!

Sounds like so much fun at the animal farm .. minus the power outage. hehe! But I love aniaml farms .. they are just soooo darling!

Hope you're having a beautiful day!

Big hugs,

julie_woolston said...

Wow this is beautiful Carol.
Hugs Julie xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow this is adorable, so cute I love it, well done you selling all your goodies, I never even try to sell mine haven't the nerve to try, lol
hugs Liz xx

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