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Have I ever mentioned that doll making is fiddly work?

Well, it is. Particularly when your end project is only 7″ high and hand sewn with button-hinge joints. All of those small details have to be plotted out well and completed with a steady hand — creating a stencil, tracing, cutting, trimming, sewing, stuffing, making up. 89 more words

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DIY Leopard Clutch

Leopard print has been popular for the fall season for the past few years.

I’ve always been a bit wary about wearing leopard print so instead of shopping for this print in clothes, I made a clutch. 27 more words


Vintage Dresses: refashioned and not

Recently I  was featured on Paris Ciel for my eighties upcycled dress blog.  Paris Ciel has 55 different refashions that are all really creative for making an ugly or dated dress into something beautiful, so definitely check it out if you like vintage shopping, are looking for a new project or just enjoy seeing other people’s creativity: you won’t be disappointed! 72 more words



I’m sharing two of my projects that I did recently.  Some months before my daughter was born, inspired by Pinterest I decided to make a cloud. 101 more words


Fancy / ordinary

Earlier this week I mused that rather than making fancy dresses that I rarely get to wear, I should make more everyday things, like workwear. At the same time though I will have a rather complicated item to make over the winter: my wedding dress. 250 more words

Crafty Projects

Elsa inspired hoodie

My eldest daughter got a little bit (read, A LOT) naggy toward her little sister to borrow a Frozen hoodie and t-shirt she received for her birthday. 161 more words

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Odd and Ends {WiP Wednesday}

I have accomplished a few things recently that I haven’t blogged about, so I thought I would just put some odds and ends together today along with my current WiP. 256 more words