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quotes of the week
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Me: Can you choose a hair clip please? Little M: I want this one. Me: Um, that’s not really appropriate. Can you choose another one? Little M: No, I want this one. Me: But what about this nice cat one? Or this sparkly one? Little M: No, I definitely want this one. Me: *sigh* OK, […]

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tiddlyompompom made: a top using burda 7051
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Last week I finally braved the terrifying world of zips, and now, having discovered that they’re not that scary after all there is no stopping me. I had bought a few patterns the other week when John Lewis had a half price sale on. One of them was the Burda 7051. On Saturday I cut out […]

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alone at last

Last week the 1960s taught us the secrets of a happy marriage.  This week we learn what happens when the Newly Weds are alone at last. Alone at last! The wedding’s over. The starry-eyed bride has brushed the confetti out of her hair and her husband has removed the old shoes from the bumper of […]

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my me made may

A month ago I signed up for the Me Made May challenge. My pledge was to wear one item of clothing per week that I had made myself. Sounds doable, right? Well, yes. But at the time I signed up I had only got one completed item of clothing. I did have a secret weapon […]

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tiddlyompompom made: a kimono t-shirt
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A couple of weeks ago my old sewing machine went BANG. This made me sad for many reasons: it had been my Granny’s machine and was at least 50 (possibly 60) years old. it was cool and vintage looking I had learned everything I know (admittedly not a lot) about sewing on that machine I […]

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