Category Archives: new home

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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Almost complete

Remember those photos? I took them over a year ago to show you round our new home….. Well here are some photos of the same room now… I finished the last window covering yesterday, only to realise that the fireplace … Continue reading

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do you smell the roses?

Yep, we’ve been trying to dig our way out of some of that smelly stuff for a few months now…. As you know, Barry and I took out a mortgage last September to buy this pretty little house. We were … Continue reading

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Cranberry Mincemeat

I cannot believe that I have at last completed my last special order for 2011. I was feeling under great pressure as I had been taking longer than usual to get my orders sewn up.  It’s my own fault, I … Continue reading

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At Last

The new front door has happened….so happy about it, it just looks perfect now   If you need me I’m in my sewing room…it’s safe and happy in there

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It didn’t fit…..

Our beautiful red front door had to go back to the workshop to have the glass bit at the top reduced by half…how could 2 different men measure the hole it would fill and come up with that? I thought … Continue reading

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Moving on….

Well, it’s been 18 days since we moved in, crikey, is that all!!?!? Feels like we’ve been here for ages now.. Mostly, the time has been spent unpacking, decluttering and generally finding homes for everything. Barry has put up an … Continue reading

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Since we got the keys last Monday evening, we have been backwards and forwards to the new home most days. 22 miles each way, about 40 minutes in the car I have been cleaning and cleaning and cleaning, mostly the … Continue reading

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