Purely by chance a very lovely thing happened today. As usual, took Poppy to the country park. We took a slightly different route and happened to come across a couple with another mini Schnauzer. We chatted and the dogs played with great enthusiasm. They live around 30 miles along the coast, so not exactly local. As the conversation went on it became clear that their dog was Poppy's brother!! There was 2 girls and 1 boy in the litter, not a big one.

Poppy is on the left, Sparky on the right.

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Couple of hours, maybe. Pretty straightforward.

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Made a soft case for my specs today. Piece of leather from a bundle & lined with some brushed cotton fabric. No pattern (I know, it shows), but it'll do the job. I usually keep my specs in a hard case, but I wanted something that would protect them a bit in my pocket, as I tend to remove them when walking in the rain.
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Thanks. That was softer leather and an easier stitch. Enjoyed making it though.

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Still adorable.

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Hadn't planned to. So many excellent makers on Etsy, doubt I could compete. If I had a novel idea/product, then maybe, but I don't. That's my problem, I dabble in all sorts but am never top notch at anything.

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It is and yes, punching is a good idea. It helps with neatness, too. I have a set of 1, 2, 3 & 4 tine pricker tools that do the job nicely.

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Been sewing bits of leather together recently - another craft to dabble in.
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I hear ya. Good job there's such a wide choice of music around, isn't it. I will always say Dire Straits is my favourite band, but I can go ages without listening to them. At the moment, after a nice reminder from Alexa, I'm listening to Melody Gardot's latest album. Lush and dreamy music to relax completely to.

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Grief. There is only so much of his voice I can stand. He does a reasonable job with his American songbook series, but otherwise I've never really understood why he's so popular. Just not my kind of voice, I guess.

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