Monthly Archives: October 2013

Craftfairiness!

So this weekend I did my first winter craft fair with mixed feelings as the summer one I did was terrible. Anyway, I turned up, set up, borrowed a rail from my friend Susie who makes tweed bags and hung … Continue reading

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Ballet shoes

So last night, I finished off these bad boys – I’m really pleased with them, I wanted to make a baby shoe that looked like a ballet shoe so these are made in pink herringbone tweed with satin straps and … Continue reading

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Etsy versus folksy

Here in the uk we have a sort of version of etsy called folksy. Anyway, I’ve had an etsy shop for about a year and have properly run it since late April. Since then, sales have slowly (but steadily grown) … Continue reading

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Homemade bread

I love homemade bread, you just can’t beat it – especially with butter on while its still warm. Also, I find it sits better in my tummy – shop bread seems to create a gas baby bump! Anyway, this is … Continue reading

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For the love of tweed

So you all new what a tweed obsessive I am, well here’s two new tweed things to got in my etsy shop! Or for craft fair, whichever, I’m slowly clearing through a heap of vintage tweed turning it into children … Continue reading

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Life’s but a shadow

Today I was reminded of how quickly life can be taken away. My gramps had a massive stroke this morning and passed away at lunchtime, as a nurse I have been privliged to nurse many people through their last moments … Continue reading

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The Harris tweed waistcoat

I’m a bit of a tweed junkie and bought this Harris tweed a little while ago direct from the weaver to make a waistcoat for the craft fair I’ll be going to – this one is age 3, it was … Continue reading

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