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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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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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Cotton Couture at Manchester Art Gallery

Over the Easter holidays we decided to have a day trip to Manchester. I used to live there (for about a year after university) and I love the place. We popped into Manchester Art Gallery and coincidentally they had a

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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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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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Project Linus

A while back, I came across a charity called Project Linus when it was featured in an issue of Love Sewing: Project Linus UK is a volunteer organisation. We aim to provide a sense of security and comfort to sick and

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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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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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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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