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Fabric shopping in sunny Brum!

Did I mention the fabric shopping spree I undertook recently? As I live in Birmingham UK there is a wealth of shops and stalls to choose from – mostly in the Bullring and eponymous Rag Market, but also some great warehouses and shops too. 106 more words


Back to School Craft Extravaganza!

This summer flew by and it’s back to school time once again! There are so many fun crafts that you and your kids can make for those first few exciting days of class. 108 more words


DIY Lacing Cards- Underwater Sewing Skills

Underwater sewing.  How fun does that sound?  Okay the reality is not quite sewing underwater, but sewing with an underwater theme.  This Mama Frog has always loved lacing cards, but what I did not always love was trying to wrap tape around the end of yarn to make my own laces.   331 more words

Remade in Edinburgh

Remade in Edinburgh is a community-led initiative to create a reuse and repair centre in Edinburgh. They share their repair and upcycle skills at their free repair and reuse drop-in sessions and also run classes and workshops from their premises on Guthrie Street. 147 more words


Bow ties are cool, ok?

I’m so excited about this latest sewing adventure! I know I’m supposed to be hard at work on my assignment, but I really felt I couldn’t postpone this any longer… 734 more words


Country-Themed Gift

When we started our secret foxes for this deployment, I got a questionnaire filled out by the girl assigned to me so that I could be informed in buying gifts for her.  424 more words


The Cottage Mama: Miss Matilda Dress

The Cottage Mama is running a very awesome giveaway right now on her blog! I follow the blog via email and when I got the email about the giveaway, I knew I just had to enter. 362 more words