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About craftycreeky

I live in a busy market town in Yorkshire with my husband, kids, dogs and chickens. I love trying new crafts, rediscovering old ones, gardening, walking...anything creative really I started this blog after my New Year resolution worked so well. My resolution (the first one I've ever kept!) was to post a photograph of my garden on Facebook every day. My hope was that I would then see what was good in the garden and not just weeds and work, which was my tendency. The unexpected side-effect was that I have enjoyed many more hours in the garden. I am hoping that 'The Crafty Creek' will have the same effect. Happy creating!

Walk around Harewood

Sue; Our walking group were blessed with fine weather last week when Tina led us around the Harewood estate on a route I’ve personally never taken before. It was a perfect Autumn walk with all the delicious spicy, damp smells … Continue reading

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Federation Quiz Team

Our quiz team were celebrating again having won comfortably at the first round. There were seven teams from the area at Bolton Abbey village Hall and the questions were pretty tough, try these out; Name five of the seven wonders … Continue reading

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Ilkley Playhouse

Roger and Barbara Davey from Ilkley Playhouse were the speakers at our September meeting. Roger began by giving us a brief history of the drama group, known from the beginning as the Ilkley Players, who produced their first play in … Continue reading

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Rigby and Pellar Visit

Following our July meeting where two ladies from Rigby and Pellar came to tell us the history of the company and all about corsetry, several ladies took them up on their offer of an evenings appointment at their Harrogate shop. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Yorkshire

In August several of us spent a very interesting day at Hampsthwaite village hall at  a federation event called Celebrating Yorkshire. There were several interesting speakers, all of course with a Yorkshire theme. The first speaker was from Wharfe Valley … Continue reading

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Open Arms Infant Homes

Apologies, I’ve got a bit behind with posts! One of our members, Andrea ,was our speaker at August’s meeting. She’s a longstanding volunteer at the Open Arms Infant Homes in Malawi and gave a moving insight into its valuable work … Continue reading

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Lime and Coconut Cake

I’ve been asked for the recipe for my Lime and Coconut cake which I make for Askwith show, so I thought I’d put it on here! It’s quite exciting as no one has ever asked me for a recipe before!!! … Continue reading

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