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Back with a vengeance!

My last post was mid-flu. While writing, I thought I was getting better, but then the next few days were spent with me barely able to get myself off the sofa for more than half an hour. 491 more words


how I sewed my camera-bag: pattern


thanks for your vote about the tutorial for the camera-bag. Here it comes:

so first I looked at my camera, thinking what parts should be covered, and what way that bag should look like… 119 more words


Fine Tuning 'The Look'

The very talented Helen Jane from HJCrafts (https://folksy.com/shops/hjdcrafts) has just finished my new ETSY banner (above) and I thought I would share it with you. 233 more words

I Have A Thing About Redheads...

When I was little, I had a rag doll I named Jackie. She had bright orange yarn hair plaited into two braids and an orange floral dress trimmed in bright orange ric rac. 194 more words


Science Fair Project Bag

If you have kids, you need to make one of these as soon as the science fair assignment comes home.

When your kid has worked and worked and worked on that project for a month or more, and then the night before it’s due sees that rain is in the forecast for the big day, you will be the best mom/dad/grandparent/aunt/uncle/friend/whatever EVER when you pull out this baby!   147 more words

Brag Post

Quilt update

I’ve been plugging away a little each day on the Crossword Puzzle quilt and I’ve got the top all done – woohoo! Now comes the ‘scary part’ (for me anyway) I need to lay out the backing fabric, line up the batting and then line up the top – with no wrinkles! 431 more words


New Children's Sewing Kits

In November 2014 I launched my new children’s sewing kits! 

On the run up to Christmas you could buy my sewing kits from two different crafty shops in Somerset. 233 more words

Kids Crafts