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"I Made That!" Monday - Infinity Scarf

Isn’t it terrible weather? Well, I guess that depends on whereabouts you are. But here, it’s pretty horrifically cold and windy and miserable. To cheer – and warm – myself up, I decided my next project should be a nice new scarf. 812 more words


My Vintage Sewing Pledge 2016

If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen that for my birthday I received a sewing machine! I decided to get a Janome CXL301, which is a computerised one – part of me still hankers after an old fashioned basic one, in fact a treadle one would be brilliant but let’s be realistic something that helps me sew button holes is always going to be helpful. 499 more words

Sustainable Fashion

Doing what you love || happy and homemade

I would like to say that I have been sewing for as long as I can remember. In a sense that is a true statement, but to say it usually implies that (at nearly a quarter of a century), I should be incredibly proficient at the task. 469 more words


"I Made That!" Monday - Nelly The Elephant

I’ve had this little project on the backburner for a while. I wanted to make one of these cuties for a Christmas gift before life got in the way over the holidays. 430 more words


Sew over it: Ultimate Pencil Skirt

Here’s to finishing my first make of 2016! I believe it’s possible to sew up a pencil skirt in a few hours but I’ve been working on this one since Boxing Day! 704 more words


Lauren Does Sewing

Hi friends. I mentioned in my last post that I am going to use this year to explore and try new things and discover new hobbies. 328 more words

Learning To Sew

The Good the Bag and the Ugly - AiBM - part 2

I’m trying to remember what order I made these bags in now, but they have sort of blurred a little in my mind. One thing I do know is that this foxy messenger bag was one of the early ones, as I surprised, no maybe completely shocked my best friend by giving it to her for Christmas when I saw her in October. 687 more words