- January 7 – the first black hole is discovered in a neighbouring galaxy. This is the first black hole confirmed outside the Milky Way.
- January 10 – Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States launch Fraggle Rock, a worldwide program advocating peace. The series is first shown on German TV in November as Die Fraggles.
Inspired by the papeterie project, I next set to work on a sewing basket.
There is a work basket for Bleuette in a vintage number of Semaine de Suzette (free on The Bleu Door), but it is an open basket, and since mine was going to contain a lot of little stuff, I wanted one that can be closed, at least partially. I found this version in an old Godeys Magazine from 1861 (courtesy of The Victorian Needle who made a life-sized version.)
- Cardboard (a ruler, pencil, glue and something to cut – i.e. scissors or a craft knife)
- Outer material – fabric, scrapbooking paper, duct tape etc.
- Inner material – scrapbooking or gift wrapping paper of your choice
- Mod Podge