OK, I know I said that I had a couple of tops to show you but I made a dress and it pushed its way to the front of the blogging queue!
Here is my “In a twist dress” by So Sew Easy.
I used the fabric that I bought at the Spoolette meet up at Dewsbury. It’s quite a thick jersey fabric (I’m sure it’s got a proper name like ponte but I’m not 100% certain as it didn’t have a label!) Continue reading
On Saturday we went to the UK Maker Faire at the Centre for Life in Newcastle. It was the first time at a maker faire for all of us and we definitely had a good time.
The whole place was crammed full of makers of all kinds: lots of Continue reading
A bit of a filler post this as I’ve got to get round to taking some photos of a couple of tops I made. In the meantime I made a hat!
Don’t you just love it when your kid’s primary school announces, with little time to prepare, a dressing-up day? Bryn’s class announced that they were having a Victorian day and that they would like the children to dress up in ‘traditional Victorian outfits’. Bryn wanted to dress up as a ‘chimney sweep boy’. Continue reading
I know, at last a post that isn’t about sewing. I’ve not had much to write about for a while but I’m hoping I can put more on here in the coming weeks as the weather gets better and I can get out into my shed more.
For Christmas I got a copy of Box-Making Projects for the Scroll Saw Continue reading
Yesterday I had a great day out at Dewsbury fabric shopping with some fellow bloggers.
The day was organised by Ali from Thimberlina and she did a wonderful job. If you want to read about the day you can here. Who knew that Dewsbury had so much fabric choice? Continue reading
We’re just about getting into the swing of our school holidays now and today we had some glorious weather. We went on a huge family walk and I had to carry my coat! Almost unheard of in Scarborough! When we got back home I just about had enough energy to complete a mini project I’ve been working on for Bethan. Continue reading