Category Archives: Everyday making

A pink felt doughnut

My niece loves pink, pink doughnuts and being creative, so I thought that a hand stitched pin cushion which included all three of these things would be a great addition to her birthday present. I added some multi coloured sprinkles … Continue reading

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Paint chart trees!

I do love making my own Christmas cards and when I stumbled across this idea on Pinterest, I absolutely had to give it a go. It was really simple and quick to do one evening, after Sprout was in bed … Continue reading

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BLW: Soda bread

Our adventures with weaning are going very well and Sprout is happy to devour anything we put in front of her! I decided to give bread making a go, so that I knew exactly what was in it. I discovered … Continue reading

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Birthday bibs

Last September I wrote a post about a quilt I stitched for sweet little Tahlia. I can hardly believe it but she is now a whole year old! I managed to find a hour amid afternoon naps to stitch her some … Continue reading

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A focussed mind

There is nothing quite like having a baby to focus your mind! Whilst I absolutely love being a Mum and wouldnt change a thing about it, it can be pretty hard to find time to do some of the other … Continue reading

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Determined crocheting

I’ve worked out that I can do a limited amount of sewing when O is feeding and yesterday I decided to try a bit of crochet! I haven’t crocheted anything in a really long time so I was pretty pleased … Continue reading

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Three weeks in the making…baby harem pants!

Three weeks later and I have finished the baby harem pants! They only just fit her so I finished stitching them just in time. I used this pattern by Shwin & Shwin, which is free and very easy to follow. … Continue reading

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A great food day

Yesterday Matt and I spent the day in Southsea with little O, who is now 15 weeks old! We had a day filled with great food from the start, our trip started with a visit to the amazing Bread Addiction on … Continue reading

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Green Hill Patchwork & Quilting, Romsey

On my birthday a few weeks ago we made a family trip to Romsey, for a wander around the independent shops and to pay a visit to Rum’s Eg. I was really pleased to discover a gorgeous little fabric shop, just … Continue reading

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Feeding my creative soul

I sat down last week, with my little girl on the floor next to me and set to work on a new project. My maternity leave in the weeks before O arrived flashed by in a whirl of batch cooking, … Continue reading

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