• Rosie's latest make: granny go round jumper. A black crochet jumper having on the back of a wooden door.
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    Latest Make: Granny Go Round Jumper

    At the beginning of the year I wrote my making plans for 2021. The first item on the list was “fill gaps in my wardrobe“. Very shortly after that I realised that I don’t have a plain back woolly jumper.…

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    Me Made May 2021 Week Three

    I don’t know about you, but I am so very glad May is over. It has been so grey and miserable it could almost have been January. I have so many me made clothes that I haven’t been able to…

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    Me Made May 2021 Week Two

    If it wasn’t for Me Made May, I would have thought we had missed May and skipped straight to November. My time hop helpfully tells me that this time last year I was wearing vest tops and flip flops. Come…

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    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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    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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    Making Plans for 2021

    Usually, at this time of year I like to set myself some goals and start thinking of things I would like to achieve or do before December. I don’t make resolutions, as I know I will just fail within a…

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    Make Nine 2020: a review

    Way back in January, when 2020 stretched out before us as a fresh, exciting new year, I wrote my make nine list. I, like most people, had literally no idea that 2020 had some serious other plans. In all honesty,…

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    Latest make: Lander Pants

    Way back in May I found a pattern that I liked the look of for some shorts ready for summer. But then the summer got eaten up by home schooling, and any sewing that happened was for the kids who…

  • a pair of odd socks made for wellbeing Wednesday
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    Well Being Wednesday

    For the last few weeks of term, my daughter’s school has encouraged the kids to take part in Well Being Wednesday. Even for those of us who are still homeschooling, we have been encouraged to spend some time doing activities…

  • Rosie wearing a black hoody and gym clothes
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    Me Made May 2020 Week Three

    Isn’t it strange how, even in lockdown, time disappears so quickly? I cannot believe that it is already time for my Me Made May 2020 week three roundup. Monday 11th May My Cuppa Tee t-shirts (Made By Jack’s Mum) are…