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I've always like small things. As a kid, I was fascinated by miniature figurines and tiny toys (Polly Pockets, anyone?), and even now, I tend to gravitate towards tiny versions of things. Tiny homes, teeny cars (no shame, I love a Smart Car), and everything in between. I'm sure psychology has an answer, and I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the fact that I'm a tiny thing myself (5ft tall! How Cute), but regardless. Show me a mini-version of a thing, and you're pretty much guaranteed that I'll give it a second look.

So sometimes, when it comes to making things, it's nice to switch from big picture thinking to something a little more... manageable. Which is why I like to throw myself into small projects regularly to please my inner child.
Like this mini-cactus-embroidery-hoop! Yes, it's a Mollie Makes kit, and yes I did actually buy this specific issue just so I could make this small fibre-y succulent. It speaks to both my love of  all things l…

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