• diy wardrobe

    Me Made May 2021 Week one (and a bit)

    May is one of my favourite months. The days are getting longer, and it (usually) means the weather is getting warmer. Not this year though. My time hop helpfully shows me that this time last year I was wearing vest…

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    Sky Blanket 2021 April Update

    I cannot believe we are now in May. The first few weeks of the year seemed to drag on endlessly, obviously not helped by the weather and lockdown. But now, suddenly we’re here. One third of the year done. And…

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    Me Made May 2021

    I first discovered Me Made May, hosted by Zoe about six years ago. I had not long been sewing, and only had a couple of me made items in my wardrobe. My challenge was to wear one handmade item a…

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    Sky Blanket: March Update

    Last Wednesday was the last day of March, and the last day before my kids broke up for the Easter holidays. They have only been back at school for three weeks and three days, but we were all so ready…

  • children's clothes,  sewing

    Latest Make: Woodland Wanderer

    Over the last few weeks, spring has definitely sprung. The evenings are getting lighter, and some days it actually feels warm. Plus, British Summer Time has just started, so that means summer is just around the corner. Hopefully. Last week…

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    Lockdown Blanket Is Complete

    What a year it has been. There have been yarn shortages, heat waves and wrong colours. Throw in a global pandemic, lockdowns and homeschooling and I think it’s fair to say that the last twelve months have been a bit…

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    Busy Hands

    Remember when I made my making plans at the start of the year? One of my challenges was to make something (or at least do something crafty) every day. I have managed to do some crochet pretty much every day.…

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    Latest Make: Driftwood Dolman

    Right back at the beginning of the year, I had so many plans for things I wanted to sew. I was fully motivated and looking forward to achieving some of my making goals. And then lockdown came. Homeschooling and sewing…

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    Sky Blanket: February Update

    It is hard to believe that a whole month has passed since my last post. I had so many plans for posts, but somehow have not managed to write them. I blame homeschooling, as I have lost my computer to…