Paul and I have have finally got round to doing a joint project – a bit of sewing and a bit of woodwork. We made a reversible laundry basket! (The idea for which we got from here).
The instructions were very well explained and easy to follow and we had this thing knocked up within a couple of days.
I used some fabric from an old pair of kitchen curtains that Paul’s mum made when we lived in a previous house. Continue reading
A month or so ago I had a significant birthday. To soften the blow I received lots of sewing goodies, including a spangly Janome sewing machine and some sewing books. One of the books was this one:
This has been on my wish list for some time so was quite excited to get it. I wanted to get straight on and make myself the ‘button back blouse’ which I think was an early version of the Mathilde blouse by Tilly and the buttons. Continue reading
My mate Lee recently asked me to go on a green woodworking course as he had got a carving set as a present and wanted to find out a bit more. After a bit of research we settled on York Wood Crafts because they were quite close to home and offered a two day course with a few different things in it.
The course was excellent Continue reading