• crochet,  diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Make Nine 2020

    One of my favourite things about sewing my own clothes is that I can get clothes that actually fit me. Plus, I can put pockets on everything. The more I make myself, the harder I find it to buy ready…

  • An image of the back of a denim dress where the straps cross over and are closed with wooden badges
    diy wardrobe,  sewing

    First make of 2020

    It has taken two weeks, but my first make of 2020 has finally happened. After several weeks of unpacking boxes and rearranging our newly renovated house, I was desperately in need of some sewing time. I decided that my first…

  • crochet

    Crovember

    A few weeks ago my lovely yarn was packed up and moved into our garage while builders make a mess of our house. Obviously I kept some projects out, but I have missed my stash and all it’s yarny goodness.…

  • Superman and the Big Stitch
    upcycling

    Rosie And The Big Stitch

    Last week a post on instagram caught my eye. During July, the British Heart Foundation are running a competition called the Big Stitch. Basically, the idea is to find something in one of their stores, buy it (obviously) and then…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Me Made May 2019 Week 4

    I am so pleased that I have made it to Me Made May 2019 week 4. Last year I managed to wear something me made every day, but I stopped blogging it after a couple of weeks. This year I…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Me Made May 2019 Week 3

    Goodness me, May is flying by. In our house it has been dominated by birthdays and year 6 SATs, both of which have happened during this week. It was a relief to hit the weekend, that’s for sure! And now,…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Me Made May 2019 Week 2

    I’m a couple of days late with my Me Made May 2019 week 2 round up this week. I blame year six SATs (GAH) and ninth birthdays (YAY). It has been busy round here! At least the birthday involved some…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Me Made May 2019 Week 1

    Last week I signed myself up to Me Made May 2019. Every year I take part I remember just how much I love sewing and wearing my own clothes. I’m such a geek that when I hang the washing on…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Me Made May 2019

    May 1st marks the beginning of Me Made May 2019 hosted by Zoe. I took part last year and challenged myself to wear something me made every day in May. I was really chuffed that I managed do it. Some…