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Teddy in Rome

This week Teddy and I visited Rome to see old friends. Teddy insisted wearing his best Egyptian outfit to please the frail old Cordonata Lions near Capitol and their cousins at Piazza del Popolo and at Fontana del Mosé. The Elephant at Piazza di Minerva was undergoing the spring cleaning of the century. The crocodile in…

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Joined Basket #022 Sweetheart

This Sweetheart basket is made to resemble the small silver scent boxes, that Scandinavian girls were given as love tokens by their fiancé in the period around the year 1800. The crown does not refer to royalty. It symbolises that the girl when married shall be the sovereign queen of the household. It is important…

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Joined Basket #021 Roses

This joined heart is very much like Joined Basket #020 Roses. I have just made the leaves bigger, so that they may be easier to cut out by hand. And cut files: joined 021 cut 1 ; joined 021 cut 2 ; joined 021 cut 3 ; joined 021 cut 4

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Joined Basket #020 Roses

Also this Joined Basket #020 is made just like Joined Heart with Flowers. Print the 4 sheets in the 4 different rose colours you like. Cut out. First join one face. Then use paperclips to keep the sheets in place. Now join the other – with patience. The stems are fragile. Use a little glue…

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Joined Basket #019 Flower

Joined Basket #019 is made just like Joined Heart with Flowers. Print the 4 sheets in the 4 different colours you like. Cut out. Join with patience. Add the handle. Use a little glue here and there along the center line to keep everything fixed in place. And files for cutting: joined 019 cut 1 ; joined…