• 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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    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…

  • children's clothes,  sewing

    Scrap Busting Sewing

    This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase I may earn a few pennies, but without any additional cost to you. One of my favourite things to come out of lockdown has been…

  • crochet,  diy wardrobe,  sewing

    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…

  • Putting on a mask - Harry Potter themed face masks

    Things I Made In 2020

    Having reviewed my make nine list the other day, I was feeling a bit miffed that I hadn’t achieved more. But then I remembered that 2020 has been a year like no other. Instead of focussing on things I hadn’t…

  • crochet,  diy wardrobe,  sewing

    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,…

  • diy wardrobe,  sewing

    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…

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    Putting On A Mask

    When I was a kid, putting a mask on meant donning my gorilla mask from Bristol zoo and jumping out of the bushes to try and scare my parents. For my kids, putting a mask on means keeping themselves and…

  • a pair of odd socks made for wellbeing Wednesday
    children's clothes,  diy wardrobe,  sewing

    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
    diy wardrobe,  sewing

    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…