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Jelly bean tie

I know I will get my daughter’s dress finished, but I wanted to take a break from it. So I made my son’s Easter tie today. 21 more words


#TheWardrobeChallenge - New sewing machine

Ok so in #TheWardrobeChallenge Introduction – Part II, we have my new sewing machine investment.

For the last few years I’ve had a Brother machine which I bought second hand on ebay for about £40. 336 more words


To Infinity and Beyond

My urge to weave at the moment is showing no signs of stopping…and seeing as it is still a bit on the bloomin’ cold side in my neck of the woods, today I decided to make something warm and combine a bit of weaving and sewing. 303 more words


Bunting #3

I think this style bunting is, by far, the most favorite bunting of the 3 I made.

It did take a little longer than the other two I made, but I was still able to make this in under an hour  – 443 more words

Everyday Nonsense

Action April!

While I was decluttering (see February’s posts) I found several (okay, many) unfinished craft projects which the exasperated Hubster suggested become part of the tally. Perhaps I should have taken his advice because when I came to list them, I found there were rather more than I expected. 55 more words


not fit for a queen

A crown was not the intention here but that’s how my new pin cushion turned out. The knotted ‘jewel’ on the top is extremely handy for lifting it from place to place and the table decoration snowflake sequins around the band added that final touch of bling in the absence of the rubies, pearls and diamonds that we might expect to see on a crown. 39 more words

Crafty Bits

A Pretty Verona Dress

I just had to put my name in when the tester call went out for the Jennuine Design Verona dress. I was so happy to be chosen!   266 more words