Success despite myself!

Morning! Hope you’re enjoying this unseasonable warm weather; I’ve just got back from dragging myself and the girls to Junior Parkrun so am obviously tucking in to a cafe latte and a chocolate chip cookie bigger than my head….. Since finishing my coat, I’ve felt the need for a few quick and easy makes to […]

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The girls with the twirly skirts

Hi there! My latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post goes live today and, in a change from my usual selfish sewing, I decided to make something for my children this time around.  Clearly that meant making two dresses, rather than selecting a favourite child! They’re both at an age where skirts need to twirl and […]

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True Bias Southport(s)

Hi there! So this is a slightly delayed summer makes blog post, but I was lucky enough to receive some viscose from Minerva Crafts to review and I’ve been waiting for them to publish so I could share my makes. The product review, which features three of the dresses I made, is here. So why […]

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The elephant proof coat!

Hi there! If you follow me on Instagram at all, you’ll know already what my latest make is as I’ve been way too excited about it to remove all sign from my account. Yep, I finally tackled the Closet Case Patterns Kelly anorak and I’m totally and utterly in love! This is far and away […]

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A seriously classy maxi

Hi there! Firstly I’d like to say thank you to everyone who commented on my last post; I was rather overwhelmed by the response to be honest.  So many thoughtful, lovely comments here, on Facebook and on Instagram; thank you all so very much. Today, normal service will be resumed with my latest post for […]

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#sewingkeepsmesane

Hi everyone, A slightly different post from me this evening, although it’s on a topic I  have touched on before. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I’m joining in (marginally intermittently) with this year’s #sewphotohop.  This involves posting a photo each day to a predefined prompt theme, many days being sponsored by […]

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