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Girl Power!

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this post has something to do with the Spice Girls given the title, but rest assured it’s not. To be honest, I was never a fan (unlike my brother, who would never admit it

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Woohoo! New fabric has arrived!

  Look at it! All bright and geometric and, well, awesome! It’s always a risk finding a new supplier of anything, especially when you’re having things flown from halfway around the world, but it was certainly worth the wait. Plus it

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Project Linus update

  Wow! I’m absolutely blown away by the number of you that signed up to help me make some quilts for Project Linus UK. Sign up is now closed, and at the last count there were around 80 people signed

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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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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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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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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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Sewvember Photo Challenge

Oh my goodness, how is it November already? Or should I say “Sewvember”?! I’m currently taking part in Bimble + Pimble‘s photo a day challenge, so I thought I’d do a little round up of my photos here. Day One

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Packaging… Who cares!

Disclaimer: This post contains no sewing, so therefore I will not be offended if you don’t fancy reading on! There will be pretty pictures though 🙂 Ok, so do you care how your parcels come packaged? I bet you do.

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Musical Instrument Skirt

Just another quick make to share today. I’ve made another super-fast elasticated waist skirt! Yeah, I know it’s not the most exciting thing in the world, but at least they’re fast additions to my handmade wardrobe! So I bought this

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