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A Re-Purposed Neckalce

Hey, all. It’s been a while.

So today I took a big step in my life. I took something that belonged to my beloved granny, who’s been dead over a decade now, and turned it into something new which was wearable for my sister. 474 more words


Bag & Pin Cushion making


Over recent weeks me and my daughter have been busy sewing and crafting for a local craft fayre in May. I am hoping we will be able to get enough stock for our stall, hence why I have not been blogging much of late. 58 more words

Make Do And Mend!

Crazy Fan Class

I have been getting out and about recently and have been taking a workshop at the American Museum in Britain, which is situated just outside Bath. 918 more words

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Make Do And Mend Booklet

I picked up this little booklet from a local museum, it’s called ‘Make Do And Mend’ and it’s a reprint from 1943.

The Make Do And Mend campaign started during World War Two to encourage people to preserve clothing whilst materials were being rationed.   34 more words


The Mulberry Dress

This poor dress, I think it came originally from Peacocks. I’m certain I got it at the same time as the brown and teal skirt project which also started out as a dress. 567 more words


You old bag!

Fix that zip bag. Success and failure.

I have a great messenger zip bag. I really like it. It’s a curiosity.


It has a strip of Velcro to close it but the hook side is on the flap and the catch side is on the bag. 67 more words