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A quick sort out...

Decided to have a quick sort out of my bits and pieces this afternoon and finally put these lovely wooden trays to good use.  They were a Christmas present from one of my daughters last year when I started Made By Nanny and take pride of place on my sewing desk.. 71 more words

Granddaughters

Happy Independence Day! (Red + White Corset Tank)

Happy Independence Day to all my American readers!  British readers, I’m glad we’re friends again.

July 4th (American Independence Day) is one of my favorite holidays to spend with my extended family.  495 more words

DIY

Happy 4th of July, America!

So the team building exercise went well yesterday, we proceeded to have wine and prossecco at the end of the day by the Hampstead Theatre, which is a bit of a rip-off! 258 more words

Sewing

Doll Clothing - The Dress that Almost Killed Me

This dress took forever and kept going wrong. But it’s finished and I love it and now this Ghoulia is gorgeous (though in need of hair styling)!

Sewing

The Troublesome Dress, or Cynthia Rowley 1873

Honestly, the number of things that went wrong whilst making this dress, urgh! Originally I was going to write about them all in detail, but who wants to read about problems? 836 more words

Sewing

McCall 6924 OAL2015 Dress

This dress turned out AMAZING!!! This is McCall 6924 and my sewing project of the 2015 Outfit-A-Long. I am still working on knitting the cardigan…only 1 more sleeve! 625 more words

Pattern

Upcycled T-shirt from an old Moby Wrap

Holiday weekend boredom got the best of me today.

Around three o’clock I just couldn’t ignore that urge to create something new.  But with a napping baby and no backup at home. 521 more words

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