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The Great Granny B Edition

Grandma only had one Grandparent alive when she was growing up, and here is what she has to say about Great Great Granny B:

“Granny Boyle dad’s mother. 267 more words

Yes I can darn socks

 I darned my lovely homemade socks, They should have been mended along time ago before they got so bad .

The time and effort in making them makes them worth mending plus they are so warm and comfy for the winter .

Why Urban. Domestic. Eco-Warrior

It’s not a very catchy title but it does raise a few eyebrows and some laughs.  I’m not entirely sure if people are laughing at me or with me when they hear it.   618 more words

Doing Up A Home

The mending box - School Dress

When I made Big Girl’s dress for school in the Spring, I used the Modkid Avery Dress which has a really lovely button through front, dropped waist and little collar. 263 more words


No new clothes for a year!

I’ve decided not to buy any new clothes for myself for one year. My year officially started on 1 September 2016 but to be honest, I hadn’t bought any clothes for a couple of weeks prior to that. 180 more words


Fun at the Vintage & Makers Market

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Vintage & Makers market at Pop Brixton, organised by the lovely Make do & Mend.  We had a great day, despite some late afternoon rain, and met some lovely people. 110 more words

Vintage Knitting

I came bought this humorous cartoon at a car boot sale earlier in the year. It dates from the  beginning of the First World War (1914), but anyone who has struggled with a knitting pattern will recognise the sometimes strange results that stem from ambitious intentions! 31 more words