Merry Christmas One and All

December 25, 2014

  Just a quick note to say Merry Christmas – thanks for all your support this year. Taking the time to read, comment, share, it is very much appreciated.   May God Bless you this Christmas. Heres to the coming year:)          …

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Soft Toy “Another Little Fishy” pattern review

December 21, 2014

Introducing Finger Pocket Fish “Another Little Fishy”. Short of a last minute gift? This fish cuddly toy – puppet would make a great present. I have been fortunate to pattern test for Janette from Just Bananas Over Soft Toys. She is passionate about creating soft toys, in her own words “The prospect of transforming a flat piece of fabric into a realistic three dimensional representation…

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What to do with empty crisp packets.., 9 recycle crisp packet ideas

December 17, 2014

I have had great fun the last few days on twitter – becoming rather involved in a question about what can be made with crisp packets, what would you  recycle crisp packets into? Somehow that chat has morphed into the desire to research the question.. recycled crisp packet dress anyone? This is a fab design by Rebekah Kirkland. I’m not sure a dress is for…

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Upcycled Christmas Decorations

December 14, 2014

There is nothing quite like homemade and upcycled christmas decorations, especially of they are upcycled. I have been having lots of fun coming up with ideas to enter a competition being run by Light Bulbs Direct. The brief is “This competition involves redecorating light bulbs into Christmas baubles and other festive decorations” Regular readers will know why this immediately appealed to me:) Nothing like a…

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Giveaway Winner – Hands free asymmetrical bag

December 13, 2014

  and the winner is… Heather Burgess Congratulations – the bag will be in the post Monday:)…

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Sew Mama Sew Giveaway

December 8, 2014

Hello, Welcome to my corner of blog land:) This is the third time I have participated in Sew Mamas Sew’s giveaway- and always really enjoy it:) Why give this bag away?  This bag symbolises how I feel about blogging, opportunities to learn, promote recycling fabrics to create new items, and community:) It is made from fabric remnants and a former skirt (washed!). I love sewing,…

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A passion for sewing, upcycling and caring for the environment - the perfect excuse to haunt charity shops for bargains!

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