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  • Our First Vegan Christmas

    Becoming Vegan In September we made the decision, as a family, to become vegetarian. As we’re a dairy-free household anyway (Phoebe is lactose-intolerant) we’ve become…

    Taking Care of your Clothes the Eco-Friendly Way

    When you sew your own clothes, you put a lot of time and effort into your wardrobe. It makes sense to then care for these…

    Making a Cross-Stitched Christmas Tree Brooch

    Ages ago, using a tutorial in Mollie Makes, I whipped up a batch of cute little acorn brooches. I still wear them over a year…

    Sparkly Gold Disco Shorts – Simplicity 1144

    It’s been a funny week here. School was closed on Monday and Tuesday because of the snow, so we had a nice extended weekend. The…

    Blogtacular 6 months on… was it worth it?

    EDIT: As of 16th March 2018, we still have not received any of the recordings from Blogtacular 2017. They were “nearly ready” back in November…

    Sewing a McCalls 6959 Dress (Part 2)

    McCalls 6959 Finished! At the end of the last blog post about my McCalls 6959 wrap dress, everything was cut out and ready to go.…

    Sewing a McCalls 6959 Dress (Part 1)

    Despite the fact that it’s been a bit quiet over here on the blog this month, I’ve actually managed to get some sewing done. Yay,…

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