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Hello March!

Spring is almost here, and I don’t know about you, but I feel like my mood has been lifted already. I really struggle to motivate myself throughout the winter. I’ve got lots planned for March though and, I’m really loving

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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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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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Fabric Shopping: Part Three

A fabric tour of Birmingham… I’m pretty lucky living in Birmingham, because it is home to the Rag Market and a fair few fabrics shops just in the centre of the city. The Rag Market is just amazing, you can

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SewBrum meet up

One of the best thingsĀ about this blogging malarky (and having a social media presence in general) is that you get to meet some pretty cool people who like the same things as you. Which is great if no one around

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Fabric Shopping: Part One

So, fabric. Aaahhh lovely, pretty, soft… ahem, sorry I got carried away there. Yes fabric is quite obviously an essential piece of kit when sewing. And a lot of us get quite excited over it, which can be baffling to

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Sewing for Pleasure 2014

  On Saturday I went to the Sewing for Pleasure show at the NEC (which also had the Hobbycrafts and Fashion Embroidery & Stitch shows in adjacent halls). I can’t tell you how much I’d been looking forward to this;

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