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Rubbish Tuesday 21

“My mom taught me how to sew when I was 2 or 3, so I’ve been sewing for as long as I can remember.”
Serena Williams…
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Family Life

C is for pumpkin

Work has stalled on my ABC quilt, but I used the same idea to make a little wall-hanging for my Spanish teacher, who recently had a baby girl. 636 more words


Waste not, Want not...

Taking part in the OWOP challenge forced me to admit that my first Ginger, see here, was ready to be put out to pasture. I’d attempted to resurrect it once, see… 230 more words


Hello Kitty compromise dresses

Dilemma: what do you do when your children ask you to sew something you don’t want to make?

The Bee has been wanting a Hello Kitty dress for a long time, and although I have nothing against the whiskered critter, she‘s just not my usual aesthetic.  433 more words

An autumn smock

A little grey cotton smock dress with big pockets, lots of volume and contrast buttons dreamt up for S. With autumn upon us and S having grown out of nearly all her clothes I started sketching some ideas. 208 more words


Back to school pinafores

H’s school has a pretty relaxed school uniform policy – as long as you’re wearing the school jumper or t-shirt you can pretty much team it with anything plain – jeans, blue, black or grey trousers, dresses or skirts. 268 more words


Library dress, aka schooliform dress #2

Having bottled out of making the Oliver + S Library Dress some time ago, I’m pleased to say I did get around to making it – and of course, it wasn’t nearly so difficult as I’d feared. 297 more words