Category Archives: christmas

Crafty Christmas: Reusable produce bags

I’ve pondered something for a while, in between concentrating on the task at hand- whether that is driving, entertaining (or being entertained by) my son or something more mundane like washing dishes. For someone who has the best intentions but … Continue reading

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Oh My La Ladies Nighty

Continuing my summer sewing theme, I found this lovely fabric at spotlight (sadly not preloved but too perfect to leave) and thought I’d make Mum a summer nighty for Christmas too. I pictured a kaftan style dress, and used Simplicity … Continue reading

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Sewing for Boys: Easy Linen Shirt

  In all this sewing I was still yet to sew something for my own little boy. Contrary to my original belief, there are lots of great patterns out there for boys clothes and I decided to order the book … Continue reading

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Mum & Daughter PJ Set

When we can finally shake off the winter chills and look forward to sunshine, I find myself getting a real sewing bug and suddenly I have a list of 20 projects I’d like to complete before Christmas. If only I … Continue reading

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Old Soul: Veronika’s Frock

Souls Salvaged: 2 As I clean out my wardrobe, I realise that I often buy items for the fabric colour, pattern or texture, instead of wearability… and this Veronika Maine skirt – a preloved purchase from years ago, has proven … Continue reading

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The Dressmaker Inspired Pincushions

Inspired by the beauty of The Dressmaker film, I decided to make these wrist pincushions for my friend and my sister for Christmas this year – and one for me too of course! It just makes so much sense to … Continue reading

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