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Wool you be mine

You may remember that one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to learn how to crochet, well I got totally side-tracked by arm and finger knitting (which I’m still loving) which led to me deciding to give knitting with needles a

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Rainbow Dash

You might have noticed that I’ve been a little embroidery obsessed since Simply Sewing magazine came out last week. I couldn’t wait to try their super simple Material Girl hoop and I’ve been pinning embroidery ideas like a crazy person.

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Taming the beast…

I had the daft idea to tidy and organise my fabric stash the other night. Oh yes, I know how to party. I’m so envious of all the lovely photos I see on Pinterest with these perfect workspaces and oh-so-tidy

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GBSB: It’s back!

Eeek! The Great British Sewing Bee is back tonight for its third series and I, for one, can’t wait. I was very new to Twitter when the last Bee was on, but I loved chatting to other stitchers each week

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Pink flamingos

It’s my birthday today, and so after loving my London Calling dress so much I decided to treat myself and make another dress. I bought this awesome navy fabric covered with little pink flamingos from Barry’s Fabrics in the week.

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London Calling…

I’ve been dying to show you all this – my first dress! I know I’ve been sewing for a while now, and I’ve made a few things for myself that I love to wear, but I’ve always felt a bit

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Arm and Finger Knitting Blog Tour

Arm and Finger Knitting is the latest book by the very talented Laura Strutt of Made Peachy, one of my favourite blogs. I’m pretty sure that there’s no craft Laura can’t do! I was very excited to asked to be a part

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Vintage Handmade (Part I)

I had a rummage around in my parents’ loft last week. Well, to be more accurate, I sent Andy up there and he came down with a couple of boxes. I don’t go in lofts, that’s where the spiders live.

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Arm and Finger Knitting

This year I decided to take on some wool-based crafts, so when Laura from Made Peachy asked if I want to be part of the blog tour for her new book Arm and Finger Knitting, I jumped at the chance. Here’s

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Creative Brew

The lovely Lyndsey James, founder of Photocraft, has started up the Creative Brew forum for all us creative business owners. Come over and join us for a chat!  

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