60s Inspired Coco Dress

.At some point in December I finally started watching Mad Men. It’s been in my Netflix queue for an age and amazingly, I’ve managed to…

2018 Make Nine Challenge

I can’t believe it’s the 9th of January already and also that my girls only went back to school today! I had intended to write…

Super Striped Maxi Skater Dress

Last year I started to think about sustainable sewing and it was great to get other people talking about it too. I feel like I’m…

The Easiest Handmade Secret Santa Gift?

I’m on the fence about Secret Santa gifts. When I was teaching we always did one (and we had to write a poem too). For…

Goodbye 2017: The Year of Change

Happy New Year everyone! Once again the previous year has passed in the blink of an eye and here we are wondering how on earth…

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 …

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…