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Christmas in July?

Not really, but I came across these photos of an unblogged holiday outfit that I wore for a tackiest sweater contest at my job. It’s completely unconventional but I love it and will wear it again this holiday season! 140 more words


Men's cargo shorts and a fly zip tutorial

Hello! August is the time for Burniston Show, our local country show. We’ve decided we’re going to enter some categories again this year as we were quite successful last year (well, Bethan was anyway!). 1,153 more words

1950s style head scarves

I haven’t done any sewing for what seems like ages as I’ve been going through a bit of a crochet addict phase, however having been inspired by The Great British Sewing Bee, I decided to get my machine back out last week and start a nice, simple project. 231 more words


Mini-hoop swap inspiration

Here are some beautiful works of hoop art to inspire my partner and all us mini-hoop enthusiasts! These pics are all from Instagram:

If you haven’t made an Instagram mosaic before, it’s pretty straight forward. 272 more words


Upcycled Baby Romper and Headband

I bought this sweatshirt off a clearance rack without trying it on first and it was too big!  I loved the floral print on it so I thought, why not try making it into something new? 282 more words


The Skirt of Disappointments

Since I loved my first Gabriola so much, I decided to make another one right after. But unfortunately, this one just didn’t turn out as nice. 283 more words


Four Dresses and More...

I’ve been hard at making this week despite a few blips in my life that have been quite distracting.  My sweatshop approach to sewing really worked this week – I made four, yes 4… 181 more words