Larking around

Forgive the title, people, I wasn’t feeling very original this afternoon! My post today is about this month’s Minerva Crafts Blogger Network project.  This one is not the most exciting, glamorous make in the world but I think it’s going to be a really useful addition to my wardrobe. I chose to make the Grainline […]

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#SewMyStyle2018 Estelle

Hi there! Hope everything’s good with you? Today I want to share my make for this month’s Sew My Style challenge. There were actually two patterns to pick from this month: the By Hand London Rumana coat and the Style Arc Estelle. The Rumana is a thing of beauty, the perfect classic tailored coat. Obviously […]

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Unicorns everywhere (again!)

If you have small girls (and even if you don’t!) you’ve probably got used to having unicorns on just about everything these days. And it seems that this extends to even fleece backed jersey. I picked up this fabulous fleece backed glitter unicorn sweatshirting from Fabrics Galore at the Great British Sewing Bee Live last […]

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Cosy and sparkly!

Hi there! My blog post today is a very exciting one; I was asked to be one of the pattern reviewers for the brand new pattern company, My Handmade Wardrobe Patterns. Now obviously my ego quite liked this, but honestly I find this new pattern collection really interesting.  These patterns have been designed to “provide […]

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Unicorns everywhere….

Hi there! Hope all’s well in your bit of the world? Today’s post is a pretty quick one; I probably wouldn’t even bother sharing this now except for the very lovely fabric involved! I was lucky enough to get free tickets for the Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate in November.  I’ve managed this one […]

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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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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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