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A Second Chance

Although I did quite a lot of sewing for my two children when they were young, there were a few particular dresses I had always wanted to make for our daughter. 541 more words

Button Back Shift Dress

I love the silhouette of a simple shift dress, even more so when worn by little girls who have no curves (apart from their cute pot bellies) to distract from the clean crisp A-line shape. 586 more words


World Book Day 2016

World Book Day – a chance to delight in the joy (and everything else) to be found in books, and a dress up day for lots of school children all over the country. 765 more words

Cupcake pin cushion activity

The children love the fine motor pinning activity but that does mean our pin cushions don’t last very long!

Here is my latest creation!

This is how I set the activity out for the children. 14 more words

When in doubt ...

When in doubt, quilt big, loopy swirls all over it.

I have been allowing myself to get distracted and flit from project to project as the whim takes me. 173 more words


Bye-bye, baby

Bye-bye, baby quilts.

The last binding on the last humidicrib quilt has been sewn on, and they have all gone to the coordinator of my quilting association’s… 354 more words


A Scrapbusting Playtime Tunic #oliver+s

This fabric (very cheap, last on the roll from Abakhan’s in Manchester) just keeps on giving! I already have a lovely, Ella Skater Dress (Love Sewing) and a much worn Papercut Coppelia Cardigan (despite my initial misgivings, it works just great as an extra layer between a dress and jacket at school), but there seemed just enough left to squeeze something small out of :-) Not sure when we’d wear them together, but we could… 313 more words

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