March 31, 2015

Paper flowers, a simple how to, and the kids can join in too.





Do you remember 'Golden Hands' magazines? My Nan used to have them, I always loved the back page, it had great project ideas for children.
   Imagine the grin on my face when I spotted this recently...


March 30, 2015

March 25, 2015

My favourite sewing blogger...

Have you ever been advised against favouritism? I understand why its for reasons of exclusivity i.e. by favouring one, all others are excluded.



Well I have a favourite sewing blogger. Apologies in advance to everyone excluded by my favouritism! Its that moment, you know the one when....

March 23, 2015

Round-up: a summary of facts or events.

I visited Ikea,

The boy is collecting cacti he keeps them in his bathroom...




I bought a kitchen storage basket for those sewing bits and bobs and  added it to my peg board like this...

March 20, 2015

A simple crochet Easter Tree decoration.


The sunshine visited Dorset today, as a result I am feeling very 'spring like'  my imagination has turned towards all things Easter...





I don't go 'over the top' on festive décor of any kind, mainly because I am too lazy to put it all away again, after the event!
However, the weather in the UK has been so grey for so long now, it is nice to be able to inject some 'spring zing' into the house....wanna see?

March 16, 2015

The owl and sewing cat: sew a little secret...



The Owl and the sewing cat is a sewing, fabric and haberdashery shop in Eastbourne. I have heard wonderful things about them in fact I believe it is Zoe Power's   new local fabric shop, and she too speaks highly of it......

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