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  • 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…

    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…