A dazzle of Zebres!

Hi there! I’ve been doing a little research for today’s post to discover the name for a group of zebras; did you know it was a dazzle? What an appropriate name for a collection of me mades! My latest post for Minerva Crafts is about my second version of the I Am Patterns Zebre top.  […]

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A touch of Christmas sparkle

Hi there! And happy Christmas! Hope you’re all prepared for the big day tomorrow?  For once, I’m feeling relatively calm; the kids finished school 3 days after I finished work so I actually had time for a little Christmas shopping and gift wrapping that didn’t need doing at the speed of light in the wee […]

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Snuggly winter dress

The problem with winter blogging? No natural daylight! I’ve had this post drafted for a few weeks now and have actually worn the black dress in question so often that the fabric is starting to bobble! So what’s a girl to do but make another one?…… You know those days where you need to look […]

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Golden Givre

Hi there! How’s your December going? Are you feeling festive, brimming with mulled wine and mince pies? Or do you, perchance, have primary school age children and are therefore drowning under the requirement to send party food, nativity costumes, cards, gifts, christmas jumpers and god only knows what else for each child on different days? […]

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#TNT Jumpers for the win!

Hi there! I thought I’d sneak in another little TNT post for the Sewcialists TNT month.  I’ve been doing a lot of sewing of late but, because I’m very short on time at the moment but still want new winter things, it’s all been about the tried and tested patterns, which is less exciting to […]

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Mermaid cushions

Hello there! I’ve something slightly different for you today.  I was lucky enough to get to review some mermaid sequin fabric by Minerva Crafts. You might not know what it’s called, but I’m confident you’ve seen it around: it’s made of sequins which are a different colour on each side.  These are then attached to […]

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