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Last week saw one of my favourite members of staff at my local children’s centre leave for retirement. She was amazing. She was the one who told me about the sewing tutor job, and she was the one who made me a volunteer and let me support staff to run courses – as well as run my own sewing group. 616 more words


Mens Sweatshirt to Ladies Tank Top *Refashion*

My boyfriend is one of those people who wears something once or twice and then gets bored of it.
This sweatshirt was one of those things. 284 more words


Joining the Coco Brigade!

Hallelujah, I made a Coco!

For those of you living under a rock (or, those who don’t sew/blog nowadays…) the Coco is a knit dress pattern… 511 more words


Elmer the Elephant Outfit ~ World Book Day 2015

This year, World Book Day was so much fun. For the past couple of years my daughter has dressed up in shop-bought costumes – I think she’s been a fairy and Snow White. 890 more words


Ellie the Elephant!

I’m in the middle of a couple of projects so I’m just going to share with you something cute that I made a couple of months ago. 464 more words


Dotty Ruby Dress

I’m in love with Ruby!

Of course that’s me in the photo; I’m talking about the Ruby dress by Simple Sew.

I started making it early last week and finished it just in time for the weekend, when my lovely mum gave my partner and I the night off and we spent it in 4* luxury in Gloucestershire. 714 more words


I gave up and started something else

A couple of weeks ago it was Kids Clothes Week. You may have seen the fairytale trousers I upcycled for my toddler. I really pleased with them; I haven’t actually altered them at all (I thought I would have to make the rise longer but it turns out that they fit better than they did the first time we tried them!) 501 more words