Dolls Baby Sling

August 17, 2014

It’s the summer holidays, which means the children have lots more time for playing at home. It has not escaped my daughters attention that she has three baby dolls, one in a supermarket trolly, and one in a pushchair – how is she going to transport baby no three??? A dolls baby sling, what else?! A quick search of the internet revealed a fab, quick…

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Upcycled Cargo Pants

August 10, 2014

We are having a glorious summer, which we are all loving:) Except my tots knees – he suffers from excema, which is exasperated by warm weather. Earlier in the week I realised that 10 days of shorts had taken their toll on the back of his knees, which were almost about to break out into open sores. I decided to make him some three quarter length…

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Fabric Applique Cards – DIY

August 6, 2014

Today I am delighted to be guest blogging over at Punk Projects . Pop over to find a great tutorial on using up your fabric scraps, to create stylish handmade cards. I don’t know about you but I love receiving handmade cards, I appreciate the thought and effort (as a giver I have to admit to appreciate the fact it saves me quite a few…

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birthday celebrations

August 3, 2014

Today marks a particular birthday for me, lets just say it ends in a nought! I have had a wonderful weekend celebrating with friends and family, and feel incredibly blessed. Needless to say there has been no sewing. As a blogger I am conscious of the blogs I enjoy reading, and how often this is people who share part of their personal life. For those…

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Cozy Nest Convertible/Reversible Bag Tour – Giveaway

July 30, 2014

Welcome to my version of the Convertible/Reversible Bag – it is the most complex bag I have ever sewn! I am delighted to be taking part in this blog hop. It includes a discount code for the bag pattern, and a giveaway:)   The pattern is well written, with clear diagrams and instructions guiding you through step by step. I struggled to visualise how it all…

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Baby Gifts

July 27, 2014

A new baby brings me great joy – especially if it’s not me being woken for a feed!! With a much longed for baby arriving a couple of weeks ago I had great pleasure planning and making a new baby gift, and of course a big sister gift:) The tag blanket was so quick and easy to make, and after my tidy of the sewing room I knew I…

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