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#mmaw 2015-making a start

#mmaw 2015-making a start

OK, so I am in danger of reaching the end of January and failing in my quest to make an item of clothing a month throughout 2015, before I’ve even started! In the resources post I did a couple of weeks ago, I mentioned the post on Sew Mama Sew by Allie Olsen of Indiesew, … Continue reading

Make Me a Wardrobe 2015-Resources

Make Me a Wardrobe 2015-Resources

Having decided I want to up my sewing skills, and make myself a handmade wardrobe (contents of, not the actual wardrobe…!) I realise I need a plan. Contrary to my usual ‘bull in a china shop’ approach to sewing, and just jumping into having a go at whatever I think looks nice, with whatever fabric … Continue reading

And so, to bed…

And so, to bed…

You may remember me mentioning on numerous occasions, the fact that my bed wear had holes in it. Well, the holes got bigger and there started to be more hole than top, so I decided action was needed. And another sneaky bit of upcycling 🙂 I took this old top, that I bought to wear … Continue reading

Back to School…

Or in BigSmall’s case, STARTING school-eeek! I was a little over-whelmed when I attended the parent’s evening at the end of last term and was presented with a very long list of Must Haves in terms of uniform, and posted on Facebook to the effect that it might prove difficult to Buy Nothing New and … Continue reading

Charity shop shopping

Charity shop shopping

An interesting phenomenon appears to be occurring. And one that I hadn’t forseen. I am now the proud owner of several dresses. Having never really been a big dress wearer, I seem to have stumbled across lots of really lovely ones in local charity shops over the last month or so. And it seems rude … Continue reading