Tag Archives: sewing

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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Teeny Tiny Whittling…

You may or may not have picked up on the fact that my new Instagram account is taking over my life little by little… The Littleton family who reside in the dollshouse which belongs to my daughter but is still … Continue reading

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The Littleton Family…

My daughters dollshouse has some little people who have no change of clothes… dressmaking at 1/12th scale is good fun, the models don’t mind if you accidentally stab them with a pin or sewing needle and …best of all…you can … 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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Taking a sewing class…

This week I have had a lovely break from work with a great friend in a gorgeous part of the world, Ipswich, Suffolk. Through my friend Tracy, I have met the lovely Gillian, who is a skilled quilter and patchwork … Continue reading

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