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My friend’s little boy has been doing a topic on David Bowie this term at school. For the finale they are dressing up and putting on a show for family members to come along to watch. “Help!” she said. I … Continue reading

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paint a little happiness

I had a lovely afternoon out with Tracy recently. We went along to our local coffee shop called Cafe Craft which has various crafts on offer – my favourite being the pottery. Of cause there was a sewing theme..!! That’s … Continue reading

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Geek shirts!

I love sewing for myself, friends, my home, work – anything sewing related is fine with me but my absolute favourite thing is making clothes for my children. I get a real sense of achievement and pride. I made a … Continue reading

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cardigan knitting

Last year at the ‘sewing for pleasure’ exhibition I bought a kit to knit a cardigan.  I chose the colour and it contained the correct amount of wool needed, the pattern and a wooden button – even though I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Winter skirts

With the weather warming up – a little!  It’ll soon be time to pack away some of our winter makes.  Skirts… Tracy picked this fabric up at the Rag Market and used a pattern from one of the sewing mags. … Continue reading

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Sewing for pleasure 2016

Yay, it was that time of the year again.  Me and Tracy love our sewing exhibitions at the NEC..it’s local to us and a great day out. We went to Yarnia…I’ve usually got some knitting on the go but goodness … Continue reading

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Christmas past

I had a lovely Christmas and went out….oh yes I did!  I’m a bit of a slippers and TV gal these days but did venture out into the ‘mild weather’ a few times. One of those occasions was for my … Continue reading

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