• diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Latest make: Jubilee Stevie Top

    This year in the UK we are celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. She hit the seventy year anniversary back in February, but the actual celebrations are all planned for next week. Because next week is half term, we are learning about the jubilee at school this week. Last weekend I had a brainwave and remembered this fabric that I have had in my stash for years. If ever there was a time to use it, surely it is now. Initially I thought it might become some luna pants, but the rest of my family said that would be too much.…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Me Made May 2022 week three

    Me Made May 2022 week three has been a particular challenge. I was asked a week ago to go on the school residential after another member of staff had to pull out. Packing my suitcase last weekend was interesting –…

  • diy wardrobe

    Me Made May 2022 week two

    Me Made May 2022 week two was a proper mixed bag. One day was baking hot, the next it was like February again. It means that I am properly testing out my entire me made wardrobe though, so I am…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Me Made May 2022 week one

    I love May for many reasons. The weather is getting warmer, it’s my daughter’s birthday and I spend the month wearing mostly me made clothes. One day I would love for my wardrobe to be almost entirely made by me.…

  • sewing

    Latest make: Chapman Cardigan

    This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase using one of the links it does not cost you any more, and earns me a few pennies. One of my favourite things about Me Made May is that it…

  • diy wardrobe

    Me Made May 2022

    I think this may be my favourite time of year. The world is springing into life and turning green, there is warmth in the sunshine, and Me Made May is just around the corner. I regularly wear my handmade clothes…

  • Luna pants aka day pyjamas
    diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Latest make: Luna Pants/Day Pyjamas

    A few years ago I remember questioning why people had ”lounge wear”. It seemed odd to me that people had pyjamas to change into when they got home, before changing into actual pjs for bed. As I hit my mid…

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    March Stitch Journal

    We broke up for the Easter holidays last week. I am so ready for the two week break, and have loads of making planned. First up involved a quiet afternoon finishing my March stitch journal. March’s stitches are: 45: it…

  • embroidery

    Happy Stitch Project

    You may or may not have noticed that I have recently been getting into embroidery. Last year I saw Claire doing her Happy Stitch Project on instagram. It was lovely to watch her progress, and I often thought how much…

  • embroidery

    February Stitch Journal

    I have had so many ideas for blog posts over the last few weeks, yet spectacularly failed to write any of them. Hopefully I will get some time in the next couple of weeks to share what I have been…

  • embroidery

    Stitch Journal

    I was really really hoping that I would be writing my first post of 2022 and it would be about my sky blanket progress. Sadly, that was not to be. Although I am making progress, it’s slow. I may still…