Category: Days Out

Screen-printing, sewing and a birthday

Hello! It’s been such a busy couple of weeks here, including my big squish’s 4th birthday, which was a decidedly My Little Pony-themed affair. Totally off topic, but how cool is this pony we had made for her? Of course

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Cotton Couture at Manchester Art Gallery

Over the Easter holidays we decided to have a day trip to Manchester. I used to live there (for about a year after university) and I love the place. We popped into Manchester Art Gallery and coincidentally they had a

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Sewing for Pleasure 2015

This weekend I went to the Sewing for Pleasure/Hobbycrafts show at the NEC with my friend Alison. I had the best time! I think I may have totally bored everyone on Instagram with my photos; if you’ve already seen them

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Merry Christmas!

I’m officially breaking up for the holidays today, although sadly there’ll be no Christmas party or swapping of secret Santas or anything. I do love being self-employed, but there are definitely a few things I miss about my previous life.

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Hobbycrafts at the NEC

How’s your week been? I can’t believe it’s already Friday, although in some ways this week has reeeeeeeally dragged. Eleanor’s had tonsillitis after almost three weeks of a cough and cold; my poor girl, she’s so sad. Phoebe isn’t one

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Photocraft: Sharing the love

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I had an amazing time at the Photocraft Inspiration Day. One of the best parts was meeting some great people who are making some beautiful products. I really want to share their

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Photocraft Inspiration Day

I had such a lovely day today at an Inspiration Day organised by the lovely ladies at Photocraft. You might remember that I’ve mentioned Photocraft before; I first met Lyndsey at the Handmade Fair and she has really inspired me

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SewBrum

Today was a day I’d been waiting for for ages… the SewBrum meet up organised by Charlotte, AKA English Girl at Home. When I first saw her blog about this, I signed up straight away; I’m never one to turn

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The Handmade Fair

Yesterday I went to Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace with my lovely friend Sally. We booked the tickets an absolute lifetime ago (ok ¬†April, but it seems like forever) so we’ve been looking forward to it for

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Learn to Sew – Book Review

Lovely Lauren, of Great British Sewing Bee fame and owner of the gorgeous Guthrie & Ghani, has recently published her first sewing book: Learn to Sew with Lauren. I was lucky enough to win a signed copy when I went

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