Birthday presents for the Sister-in-law!

Hello everyone! It’s been a while. It’s been a while because I have been waiting for my husband to write this blog post for months. I’ve given up hope so I’m writing it instead…

At the end of June (June!) it was my sister-in-law’s significant birthday. Paul decided to do a ‘Paul special’ and make her birthday present. I also made her something but I’ll show you that later. Continue reading

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Christmas gifts and my #stitchingsanta

You may (or may not) have noticed that I went quiet for a little while on my blog during October and November. This was because I was sewing some Christmas and birthday gifts and felt I wasn’t really in a position to share them all. The gifts have been received now so I can write about them…

First up…. I made some Christmas stockings for my friend and her family. Continue reading

Burniston Show

For the first time ever the Appleby family has entered a few items into a country show!  Burniston is a small village north of Scarborough which holds it’s country fair every August bank holiday.  This is its 120th year so it’s been going for a while.

Bryn entered two children’s categories -‘Four butterfly buns’ and a ‘decorated hat or crown’.  The buns didn’t get anywhere (although they did taste delicious) but the crown did! Continue reading