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The (bad) church cake

Once at church, it was the ministers wife’s 50thbirthday, I was asked to make a cake (obvs not the one in the pic) it was chocolate covered in sugar roses and very pretty (it took a while) Somehow, people then … Continue reading

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The (nearly finished) scirocco dress

This is a dress for my daughter awaiting a once over to cut/tie off loose threads and hand stitch the lining edge over the skirt edge – I’m so pleased with it! It’s a figgys pattern which was set at … Continue reading

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It’s been a while….

It’s been a while since I wrote anything on here, Christmas came and went and was pretty busy – I didn’t really have time, I started a new job, I’ve been on a few nights out with friends – including … Continue reading

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Mutiny

So, after my last (and final, this year) craft fair, I’ve decided to part company with the people who organise it, the fees are high, we also pay membership fees. Anyway, the ladywho runs it (exclusively highlands) runs it on … Continue reading

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Craft fair mark 2

Craft fair number 2 happened last week, it was a whole weekend in our local theatre. The company who organise it are quite posh and therefore attract a certain customer (mostly middle class, a reasonable amount of money, 30 upwards) … Continue reading

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Robert Kaufman lawn

Lately I’ve been pretty busy and not with sewing related stuff, the kids and my husband caught a sicky bug all pretty much at the same time so it ended up being pretty much 10 days of washing and cleaning. … Continue reading

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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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