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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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Craft a Creative Business – book review

Have you read Craft a Creative Business yet? If you’re remotely interested in turning a love of craft into a viable business, you really should. I had this book as a Christmas gift and I’ve spent the last couple of months

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Insert terrible sewing pun here…

I’m not a fan of everything with a sewing theme, despite what people might think, but thankfully I haven’t been bought a massive amount of sewing-themed paraphernalia. However, I couldn’t resist this fabric and thought it’d make a pretty cool

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Meet Simply Sewing magazine!

There’s a new sewing magazine out this month (timed just right with the start of GBSB!) called Simply Sewing. Published by the same people as Mollie Makes, it promises “fresh ideas with fabric” and is aimed at both beginners and

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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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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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Luna Lapin

I’ve really been looking forward to blogging about Luna Lapin; my first ever go at sewing a toy and pretty successful too! For Christmas I decided to do all handmade presents, if you recall. Well, yeah, that went out of

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Posted in Christmas, Further Adventures of a Little Squish, Review, Sewing

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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Posted in Days Out, Further Adventures of a Little Squish, Life, Review

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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