So the summer holidays have started and I find myself in a quandary. I have been so looking forward to a bit of time free from the tyranny of the school run and with plenty of time to faff about with the kids and dogs. So far it has not worked that way. I've been… Continue reading Summer Holidays
This year I seem to have regained some of my sewing mojo! I have felt wholly unmotivated for the longest time and it has taken a while for me to get back to myself. Last year saw me do very little with my sewing machine and it was kind of depressing. I couldn’t seem to… Continue reading My Sewing Mojo
I started this year with the best of intentions, I was going to watch less tv and instead I was going to blog more, make more and be generally more productive. Clearly I haven't been doing as well as I would have liked to! I decided to put my clothes sewing on hold for a… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans
Ever since I started to learn to sew I've wanted to sew my own clothes. I've managed to successfully make a couple of things but I'm not confident in my clothes sewing skills despite being reasonably confident on my sewing machine. This year I am determined to expand my me made wardrobe and to expand… Continue reading Sewing Goals
I am a total sucker for sweet treats and this afternoon I had a super quick baking session with the Boy. Well... I say baking really what I mean is we made some rice krispie treats (or Mars Bar buns if you prefer!). If you don't know what they are, essentially they are melted Mars… Continue reading Treats!
So it's been a while! My brain has been on a go slow recently and I just haven't been able to concentrate to blog, which is the pits. Anyway I haven't been wholly stagnant! Since I last posted I've managed to cobble together my first ever frame purse with the help of a tutorial by… Continue reading Time out but not time off!
After my marvellous success with the beautifully fitting Jade Skirt I decided that maybe it was time to make a foray into dressmaking. One of the things that has put me off in the past is that I'm a totally bizarre size. I'm not much taller than 5ft but I have long legs for my… Continue reading DIY Dress Form