Category Archives: family

I’m still doing something

Goodness me it’s been such a busy year! I recently had 4 of my delicious Grandchildren to stay and we had a lot of fun! The three eldest all made at least one item using my Vintage Singer Featherweight sewing … Continue reading

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Early morning gardening and stuff

For some reason I woke early this morning and gardening would not leave my mind. For a while now, I had been thinking about digging the border and moving some plants around and removing others So at 6.50am, I got … Continue reading

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Last of the Summer Sunshine

I’m feeling really pleased with myself, I managed to find a moment to get out in the garden with my camera yesterday (Sunday) as the light on my pots of plants was so beautiful These wonderful Cosmos plants showed little … Continue reading

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Lullaby Layette

I know, I sew a lot! Most days in fact…..and mostly bags, however, recently I bought a pattern called Lullaby Layette by Oliver and S Actually, I bought it from The Eternal Maker in Chichester last year, when I visited … Continue reading

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Quilted Camera Strap

A few days ago, my precious Mum fell out of her back door…she dislocated her shoulder, has a haematoma on her forehead and needed 6 stitches below her eyebrow. As the days have gone on, the bruising has come out, … Continue reading

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Spinning, Knitting and Sewing

I made Esme an Earflap Hat using some of my handspun merino, cashmere and silk….it fits!! Hopefully the ties will help with the keeping it on her head situation! After I had finished it, I cast on another, but I … Continue reading

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Pouffy Pants and a New Jacket

I have been sewing, Kwiksew Pattern 3957 and some Poofy Pants The jacket was so lovely to put together, I used some lovely fleece fabric from John Lewis for the outer layer and for the lining I used some adorable … Continue reading

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A Crazy Few Weeks….

So now it is Autumn here in the UK…I usually feel a bit low at this time of year but even though it is now quiet here after a flurry of activity, I still have lots of lovely colour in … Continue reading

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Sew busy

I am tired….really weary…there’s been so much going on here lately and it’s taken it’s toll on me. I am going for a blood test on Tuesday to see if my thyroxine levels are low, but somehow, I just think … Continue reading

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10 days with Mum

We have had the most wonderful time with my lovely Mum, those 10 days seemed to go in a flash! I’m just back from Stansted, after making sure she was in the right place and all booked in with her … Continue reading

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