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The Handmade Fair - what dreams are made of

I had the honour/pleasure/pure joy of attending Kirstie Allsopp’s handmade fair this weekend with the reluctant Tom Wilkins and it was obviously brilliant.

Admittedly I spent most of the day stalking the contestants of the Great British Sewing Bee, but the actual fair was an excellent source of secondary entertainment. 432 more words

Just Us Trying To Make A Beautiful Life

Well Hello!

Let me tell you a little bit about us… We are a busy family of 4 much like any other family. There’s Mike the Dad, Spencer the laid back eldest son, Charlie ‘whirlwind’ the youngest son and then there’s me – Nikki the Mum! 538 more words

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September Catch Up

Hello everyone, especially new followers! I’m sharing a quick catch up on some projects I’ve finished recently. It’s nice to feel that my WIP (work in progress) pile is getting slightly smaller! 364 more words

Lovely Stuff I've Been Making

#sewphotohop Day 11: Favourite tool 

#sewphotohop Day 11: Favourite tool. This is my current favourite tool – a hem gauge! I bought it on a whim to make up enough to pay by card in a shop and I’ve used it so much since!



I’ve branched out! I will admit that I’ve been wanting to learn cross stitch since I was a little girl. I headed out to Michael’s one day to see if I could find something easy to learn with. 194 more words


CROCHET | Luna of the Land and Sea

I’m back with another crochet doll! I really enjoyed crocheting this one. she is definitely made different than the first doll I crocheted. Can you tell I have a thing for mermaids? 199 more words


A weekend of Vintage and Upcycling Adventures!

The Ultimate in Upcycling: 

Visiting family in Shoreham this weekend we stumbled across this brilliant project along the river bed. A group of people have taken a whole range of old ship shells and turned them into unique and original house boats. 330 more words

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