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Knitting up the ravelled sleeve

My favourite cardigan has a huge hole in one elbow.  I guess it’s the arm I lean on the table when I’m thinking. Part of my habitual asymmetry. 232 more words


Make Do and Mend: Table and Chairs

The large rooms of our tenement flat were a major selling point for us and the bay window in the living room was screaming out for a table and chairs. 375 more words

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'I wear my heart on my jeans'

I’ve been a jeans lover for years opting for the ease and comfort of a pair of skinnies than a skirt and tights combo. However, when I bought my first pair of black high-waisted skinny jeans (Joni jeans) from Topshop last September I entered a completely different level of jean-wearing. 362 more words


Make Do and Mend: Hall Drawers

Our hall drawers used to reside in the spare room of my mum and dad’s house and I always loved the ornate design of them therefore I was delighted when they were generously donated to us and fitted perfectly in our hall. 354 more words

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Make Do and Mend: Bedside Cabinet

Having moved into our first flat that required its fair share of renovations, we were hit with the fact that we actually couldn’t afford to furnish it. 474 more words

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Flowers in the Attic...

Can you believe what some people find in their attics? My sister found three rolls of vintage Laura Ashley fabric, she moved into the house about 2 years ago and hadn’t investigated the contents of the loft space. 264 more words


Make Do Monday - Sewing the sleeves and finishing the dress

This is the final part of the sew-along! Today I am going to show you how to sew the sleeves in and finish the dress off by sewing the hem and adding the final touches! 332 more words