Author: Toria

The Green Parent

We love Bento boxes!

<a href=””>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Have you seen my bento lunches recently on Instagram? I love them! They’re a great way of giving children fun, portion-controlled lunches that they’ll really enjoy. I think I get my enjoyment of making

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This post has been a long time coming, and I’ve been putting it off since before Christmas really. Here’s the short version: Little Squish will be taking an extended break in 2016 and I’m not sure when I’ll be back. Here’s

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We’ve had a makeover!

Little Squish has had a makeover! When I started Little Squish, almost two years ago, I had this vague idea that I’d make nice children’s clothes. I had no idea about creating a brand identity really, so I had no

Make a drawstring bag

My first tutorial for William Gee has been a while coming, but it’s now live! I’ve started with a nice easy one: how to sew a lined drawstring bag. Perfect for PE kits! Check it out here. Recognise the fabric? It’s

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Fancy a brew?

When you craft, particularly as a business, you can find it a bit lacking in chat sometimes, right? Sometimes you just want to chat to someone who knows what you’re talking about, and whilst Facebook and friends are good for

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Make Your Own Zoo – Book Review

We love any kind of crafty activities here, so when CICO Books got in touch and asked if I’d like a copy of one of their latest titles, Make Your Own Zoo by Tracey Radford, I couldn’t resist! My girls are only 2

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Hello September!

I love September. There’s a real sense of it being a brand new start, a time to achieve stuff, a reboot of the year. I guess that’s the teacher in me, I always loved the start of the year with

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How my sewing has improved!

The main reason I started writing my blog was to keep a record of the things I’d sewn and to see my progress over time. Of course, there were things I made prior to starting my blog, which I’d actually forgotten

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