Toni Gray

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Quilting Tips For Beginners

I started quilting fifteen years ago when I left my job to raise my children. I knew I needed a hobby, and I had long admired my grandmother's collection of handmade quilts. I took a quilting class in the evening for a few months, and I've also picked up tips from experienced quilters I've met at quilting bees. I find quilting to be both relaxing and a useful activity that allows me to be creative. I started this blog to connect with others who enjoy this hobby and pass on the tips I've picked up over the years with those who are new to quilting. I hope you enjoy my blog and find it useful.

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Hobbies and Crafts: A Beginner’s Guide to Candle Making

28 January 2018
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Making candles is a great way to pass the time. If you are interested in getting into candle making, you may have some questions about the materials you will need. Below is a guide to the candle making supplies you will need. Wax Your local craft and hobby shop will sell bags of wax pellets. The variety of wax available is amazing. You can buy many different colours of wax which means you can perfectly match the candles you make with the interior of your home or the tastes of others to whom you wish to make a gift of candles. Read More …

4 Hobbies to Entertain Relatives With Dementia

3 January 2018
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When a relative is suffering from dementia, it can be really hard to find activities that are stimulating and fun without being too challenging or dangerous. Hobbies that the person used to enjoy, like DIY projects or crossword puzzles, might be too difficult now that they're ill. However, that doesn't mean you should give up. Taking part in activities can improve mood and mental health in dementia sufferers and help give them a much-needed sense of purpose. Read More …