Category Archives: sewing

A new dress….

Not for me. I’m so busy with the Littleton Family Story that most of my crafty makes seem to be for them at the moment. So a teeny make this week as I had to make a new dress for … Continue reading

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Time to sew….

We’ve had a little clock on our mantlepiece for years… now it sits on a bookshelf as we have no fireplace. I can’t actually remember what it looked like when I first bought it, but it’s been changed many, many … Continue reading

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Butterfly bunting

A couple of years ago I went quite bonkers about bunting and made absolutely loads I was talking about this madness with a friend who said she had a new summer house and wondered if she could get bunting in … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love a cushion?

I love a cushion, or two or three….obviously they help to get you comfy but also they provide a quick and simple way of updating a room. Wikipedia has this about cushions:  The cushion is a very ancient article of … Continue reading

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Patchwork Bedspread…

As I’ve said/confessed I’m not the neatest of seamstresses but I really enjoy it. When renovating our bedroom I was given carte blanche and decided on these amazing curtains from Sanderson. It is a little mad but I love it, … Continue reading

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Felting on Christmas Gift Tags…

As you may know I recently became aware of the craft of felting, after buying a little kit at Kirstie’s Handmade Fair. I was considering making some Christmas bunting but I have already made some of that      so I … Continue reading

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Patchwork skirt….

Yes this is all about a patchwork skirt or three… I really don’t know why I started to make these, it started when I was given a bag of fabric and had a bad back which prevented me from moving,which … Continue reading

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