Summer is well and truly here in the UK. Wimbledon is entering the second week; the world cup has entered the final stages and it’s almost time for the British Grand Prix. We had our school Fête this weekend and although it rained pretty much the whole time, there was something rather wonderful, watching people … More A story of 3 Dresses 🙂
I know that the jury is out on Valentines day but in January’s Issue of Bustle and Sew’s magazine, Helen told a story that she remembers from her childhood, of a hedgehog that was lonely. Her prickles hurt anyone who came too close. She did however eventually find a lovely turtle to share her life … More Happy Valentines Day!
If you read my blog then you may remember me saying that I had two aims for 2014, one was to create a 2014 crochet blanket (to make one square for it, a week) and the other was to finally make an embroidered blanket designed by the lovely Bustle and Sew. This is the book … More A Little Bit of Embroidery
I guess this is the time of year to look back and reflect on the last twelve months. I hope 2013 treated you well. For me, there have been ups and there have been downs. Little Miss has definitely been the brightest point of my year and every day brings me more joy. It has … More Happy New Year (well almost)!
I may be celebrating a significant birthday in a couple of weeks and as a birthday present, Hubby kindly booked me onto a dressmaking course at the wonderful Love13 I’ve always enjoyed sewing and make a lot of things, however I have never had the confidence to make my own clothes. I have tried but … More A new Skirt
Do you remember this? And this? Did you guess what it would become? I gave you a clue…… Well here he is. Meet Charlie. Hee hee, isn’t he fun? I can’t take any credit for this lovely pattern, it is the creation of the wonderful Bustle and Sew. Do check out her website and blog. … More Meet Charlie
I have had a lovely surprise this morning. I can tell you there were quite a few squeals of excitement when the postman arrived. It all started about the month ago when Penny from Dresses and Me announced her Winter Swap 2013 (she’s over in Auckland). The idea is to be matched up with a fellow … More Winter Swap