Category Archives: sewing

(Not So) Secret Talent: Upcycling

I’m really not sure I have a secret talent, or not one worth writing home about (I can actually tie a knot in a cherry stalk with my tongue, but that’s never proved particularly useful…) So instead I’m going to … Continue reading

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DIY Sequin Bird Sweater

Hello, I’m back again with another way to jazz up an old jumper. Though this one doesn’t involve cutting it up! I don’t know about you but I’ve been stockpiling woolies in this chilly weather and have had some great … Continue reading

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Dr Who Love

Here’s a little look at something I’ve been working on recently… My friend asked me if I could stitch a little sampler for her boy for Valentine’s day. He loves Dr Who, so she chose a K-9 design from this … Continue reading

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Upcycled: 1 Sweater into 5 Winter Accessories

Spring may be on its way, but here in the UK we’ve still got some weird and wild weather, and it’s still FREEZING! So I’ve been doing everything I can to try and keep the cold out. In the spirit … Continue reading

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My favourite online sewing resources

Do you like to sew but often get stuck and frustrated? Do you have a growing pile of unfinished projects you just can’t get to grips with, or do you just need a bit of inspiration and want to learn … Continue reading

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Halloween DIY: Spooky Cross Stitch Pattern

Happy Halloween weekend. I hope everyone’s having a fun time! We don’t really celebrate Halloween here in the UK with quite the same gusto as the Americans, which is a shame as I think any festivities revolving around so much candy … Continue reading

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Dressmaking 101

One of the things on my list of 27 things to do at 27 (which I really should post here) is to make my own clothing from scratch – at least one piece. I’m thinking a dress, cause I totally don’t have … Continue reading

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