Me Made May sign up

May’s a bit of a funny month for me.  On a personal level, it’s tough; whilst it includes my birthday, it also includes the anniversary of the death of a family member which never seems to get any easier. However, on a sewing level, it’s all about Me Made May.  Which I love! If you […]

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#2018MakeNine

Hi there! Happy New Year! Here’s hoping that this shiny new year brings better things for all of us. I’ve decided to take part in the #2018MakeNine challenge, where you identify 9 patterns which you’d like to make in the coming year.  This is despite the slightly mixed success of the #2017MakeNine challenge; I chose […]

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The Sewcialists are back!

Hi everyone!  Just a very quick post today to point you in the direction of The Sewcialists blog.  The blog’s been out of action for a while but it’s back now and running challenges again. The first challenge is next month and it’s Tribute month; make something inspired by another sewist online, be it a […]

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Me Made May

Hurrah! For the first time this year I have a reason to look forward to next month, and it’s all down to Zoe. Once again, Zoe is running Me Made May.  This wonderful challenge encourages you to make a personal pledge, appropriate to you, to get more out of your handmade wardrobe, rediscover those things […]

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Challenges on every side!

Hi there!  Hope you’re OK and dealing with Blue Monday? If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll see that I seem to have managed to get myself signed up to a couple of sewing challenges this year.  I’m in two minds as to whether this is a good thing or not. Generally, I’m in favour […]

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Cleo clicked!

Hi there! Happy new year!  Welcome to 2017; here’s hoping it’s a little easier on the nerves than last year was. I had quite a busy festive period, sewing wise, or at least the run up to Christmas.  Particularly on Christmas Eve night when, having told the children all day that Santa would bring gifts […]

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Orla on show

Hello! How’s your week going? Things have been hectic round here but sewing and also shopping has been happening too! A little while ago, the lovely Clarinda Kaleidoscope put an open invitation on Instagram for people to join her at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia.  I had a quick look at the cost of […]

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