What can I do with all my left-over fabric I asked myself? This lovely beach-hut fabric was left over from the dress I made for my daughter a few weeks ago and turned out to be perfect for a really fun handbag! Continue reading
I brought some lovely seaside print fabric at our local market at the start of the summer and thought I’d better get sewing whilst the weather is in our favour!! I wanted to make a simple summer dress – no … Continue reading
After watching a few episodes of The Great British Sewing Bee I thought I’d try out a bit of up- cycling just to see if I could do it myself! Whilst I have altered clothes in the past I’ve not … Continue reading
Sleeping Beauty has mice to help make her dresses but in our house we have Elvis and Shikira!! Long gone are the days when I could just sit and sew… but I wouldn’t have it any other way!!!
During the last year I have been experimenting with making pinafore dresses for my daughter. I have tried different ways and used various patterns but this has been my favourite. Thought I’d make a record of how I did it … Continue reading
The holidays have just flown and like my children, I can’t help but feel a little sad to be back to the school routine! Although holidays are a nightmare as far as working and juggling the kids go, I enjoy … Continue reading
With the end of term upon us it’s time to think of something to buy for my children’s teachers to say thank you! Always quite hard to think of something different that’s not going to break the bank!!! This year … Continue reading
On a rainy day in March my sister and I ventured up to London to the Country Living Fair to lap up the gingham and beautiful crafty works of art. A perfect girls day out (minus the children!!) Typically we … Continue reading