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Paprika (Patterns) Dyed Onyx Shirt

I couldn’t resist – I made Paprika Patterns’ new Onyx Shirt Pattern, and I dyed my shirt with Paprika.

Lisa of Paprika Patterns put out a call for pattern reviewers and I was lucky enough to be selected. 639 more words


Simple sunshiny summer skirt (Simplicity 1717)

Happy Memorial Day to those of you in the US!  As today is the unofficial start to a very long-awaited summer, I have a cheerful, sunshiny yellow skirt to share with you.   808 more words


Good Night, Sweet Dreams!

How cute is this?  I was browsing through my albums when  I came across this photo and just wanted to share. As you can see, it’s a picture of two wee teddies all tucked in for the night.  139 more words

Hand Painting

Rosalind PJ's

Finished on pair of pj’s using the Rosalind pattern and made the trousers into shorts, perfect summer pj’s. The cotton is light weight and sews beautifuly, I found a rather chunky piping to try out and although it works well will use a finer piping for the next pair. 165 more words

Handmade 365

more bookmarks

I started this lot yesterday and finished them earlier this morning (I’ve been up for hours). Could ten bookmarks be enough do you think?


Quilted baby blanket

For those of you who wonder about my month-long blog break – Iv’e been busy giving birth and taking care of my little son <3. 425 more words


May Wedding, Bonus Feature

Ta-dah! What is a bride without the perfect shoes? And May is a Whovian, so she needed something a little special.

Enter, the TARDIS blue shoes. 60 more words