• crochet

    Stash Busting

    We moved into our house nearly 18 months ago. Since then, the spare room has been the home of my stash. It’s a big room, so there’s plenty of room for yarn (and fabric) to be squirrelled away, ready to…

  • sewing

    Vintage Sewing

    A few days ago I was wasting some time mooching on instagram, when I spotted a story from Cate at sixty vintage things. For those of you who don’t know, Cate restores and sells vintage furniture. Earlier this week she…

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    2019: a new start

    First of all, Happy New Year! I know we’re two weeks in already, but it has taken me a while to get my head around the fact that it is 2109! As always, as the new year begins, I have…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    me made may week two

    It’s time for a round up of my Me Made May week two. I am loving this challenge, and am really quite proud of how many me made items I actually have in my wardrobe. After my minor blip in…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    me made may week one

    Last week I decided to sign myself up to Me Made May and pledged to wear something I have made every day throughout May. A few years ago I had got the sewing bug and added a few items to…

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    me made may 2018

    Recently, thanks to a friend inspiring me with her makes, I have been getting back into sewing. I’d forgotten how much fun it is to wear something I have made, and just how quickly sewing projects are finished. I mean,…

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    accessories

    custom made vintage map badges

    I do love a good map, which is odd given I hated geography at school. I also love a good badge for livening up an outfit or tote bag. I have a growing collection of vintage maps of various places…

  • mini project bag
    review

    finding the perfect project bag

    Like many crafters I know, I never very rarely have just one project on the go. At the time of writing I have five (possibly more *whistles*) WIPs of varying sizes, and I work on whichever one is appropriate for…

  • crochet basket
    Patterns

    crochet basket

    I’ve had some t-shirt yarn in my stash for a while now, just waiting for the right project to come along. And then, just like that, inspiration struck the other day. The dog needed a new basket for his growing…