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Make a drawstring bag

My first tutorial for William Gee has been a while coming, but it’s now live! I’ve started with a nice easy one: how to sew a lined drawstring bag. Perfect for PE kits! Check it out here. Recognise the fabric? It’s

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Hello September!

I love September. There’s a real sense of it being a brand new start, a time to achieve stuff, a reboot of the year. I guess that’s the teacher in me, I always loved the start of the year with

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How my sewing has improved!

The main reason I started writing my blog was to keep a record of the things I’d sewn and to see my progress over time. Of course, there were things I made prior to starting my blog, which I’d actually forgotten

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Plotting some selfish sewing

The problem with deciding to turn a hobby into a business is that you don’t have as much time for whatever you do as a hobby anymore. Most nights, once the girls are asleep, if there’s sewing (or screen-printing) to

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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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Good Day!

Today my subscription copy of Mollie Makes arrived and I had to make the cover gift straight away. Literally within 30 minutes of the postman dropping it off, this pretty awesome banner was hanging in the living room. Of course,

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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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Posted in Days Out, Etsy, Further Adventures of a Little Squish, Life, Little Squish, Project Linus, Sewing

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2015

Have you heard about the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards? The first ever one was last year and this year there are five categories you can enter: Youth Award:  For creative entrepreneurs aged 18 to 25 who haven’t yet established a

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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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