Archive for February, 2010


• Crochet cushion covers

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I’m so proud that I actually finished a crochet cushion cover. The cushion cover top left, I made with the help of the instructions by Yvonne of Yvestown. The cushion cover is a present for my mom, but I have to make one for myself too, because I miss him already… The cover for the […]

19 Comments February 14th, 2010


• Craft book review – Japon au point de croix

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I have a passion for craft books, maybe even an addiction. When I’m traveling or visiting a city, I can’t rest before I have bought at least one craft book from the local bookstore. This book, ‘Japon au point de croix’ I bought in Paris last October. My eye caught it because of the style […]

15 Comments February 10th, 2010


• Blogging Your Way course

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These weeks I’m participating in the Blogging Your Way class of Holly Becker (from the Decor8 blog). During 7 weeks you will learn about yourself and your passions, your goals with your blog, and what you could do to better achieve your blogging goals. For this weeks homework we had to create an inspiration board […]

7 Comments February 5th, 2010

    About me

    Hi, I'm Petra, I live in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I’m running my own business byPetra: selling creative materials, like ribbons in scandinavian style, cute Lecien fabrics and many more, I also organise craft workshops.

    On this blog I will share my inspiration, that I find in books (lots and lots of craft books), magazines, shops, museums and other blogs. You will also find DIY ideas and news from my shop from time to time.
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