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Days 25 & 27 - I ate all the pies and only cool babies wear bandanas

Hello again!

It’s been a busy few days but I’m back on my home turf now having had a marvellous time in Leeds.  No markets this time, but I had a good old rummage in lots of vintage charity shops, … 778 more words


Mending Monday: Adding darts to improve fit

Yay for Bank Holidays. I’ve been working through again, sorting out my studio this weekend with the help of my very patient boyfriend. Big changes, I’ll share on here at a later date. 976 more words

REVIEW: Make Do and Mend @ Birthdays, London

Hiding the intimate show at Birthday’s London, Make Do and Mend arrive in the UK for just one small gig. Secretly promoted, the cramp underground venue was half filled with the hardcore fans that eventually found the show through their everyday stalk of their favourite band (it wasn’t even sold out.) 391 more words


Day 19 (plus one) - Skirts and scones

Oh dear, a bit of a cock-up with my #MMMay15 challenge this week.  I failed to wear a me-made item on Tuesday because I basically spent the whole day in pyjamas battling with this Scary Spice tribute skirt. 544 more words


Dollar Diet: Week 20, counting the change

Wow, 20 weeks into the year.  Doesn’t seem possible!  But yep, 20 weeks of our Dollar Diet done and dusted.

Our new frugal ways have become like second nature and our bank account is looking much rosier. 1,196 more words

Dollar Diet

Day 17 - The wedding dress

Wasn’t the weather splendid yesterday?  My weekend was a bit of a worrying one but with things looking up yesterday afternoon, I managed to snatch an hour or two of sun, ahh, lovely!  371 more words


Day 15 - Knickers to it!

Ta-da!  Bit rude!  Yesterday marked (roughly) the half way point in the Me-Made-May challenge and I was struck by a spot of sewing fatigue.

The most I could muster from my collection of ‘me-mades’ was a pair of Betty Boop-inspired knickers! 211 more words