Thursday, 7 December 2017

Advent 2017 :: Day 7

How on earth did I get to the age I am without a pompom maker?


So much easier and quicker than the old circles of cardboard... why didn't anyone tell me!


I can see lots of pompoms in my life now... come back tomorrow to see what I've done with them!

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  1. Bought some recently to amuse granddaughter - who regards it as some kind of magic. Big improvement on cardboard circles! Have also got one that makes several at once, but haven't tried that yet...

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  2. I've still got simple snap together ones from a 60s childhood kit (Spears?). But all you really need is a couple of toilet roll tubes - look it up!

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    1. Was it a kit called Pom-pom Pets? I remember I loved this one Christmas. Some of the plastic shapes were oval shaped, so you could make duck bodies. I loved mine, as I was a creative child.

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  3. Sounds as if you are having fun.

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  4. Aren't they great!! Whilst visiting my friend on the brain injury unit earlier in the year I got making some of these pompoms with some of the patients (or should I say clients). It was a very therapeutic and restful activity with a lovely colourful wooly outcome. Have a great day Gina... blooming marmalade still work in progress.... just why did 6kg Seville's seem a bright idea! x

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  5. And so, another small but still worthwhile new thing to put on your 60 x 60 list?
    Looks like fun!
    Sandy in Bracknell

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  6. I seem to remember that Pam did, some time ago at a knitting session ...

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  7. Well,I hope I can actually comment today - my Magic software has bounced me off the last few days! Love the navy icing - very modern looking.
    I love the pompom maker, hadn't seen that before so I have gone a lot longer than you without discovering that fun. Are you counting this as part of your 60 x 60?

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