Joining the pyjama party a little late

One of the changes the lockdown appears to have brought to our lives is a sudden plethora of online, live broadcast quizes. As someone who struggles to get a babysitter EVER, this has actually been a plus point. There have to be some, right? On Saturday night, the lovely Amy and Marie hosted an online... Continue Reading →

Rainbow imperfection

I don't know about you, but I started lockdown with big dreams of finishing a "big" project which would make me feel in some way worthy and would help manage my mental health. I cut out (at last!) a coat, thinking that I would pick at that on a daily basis and be able to... Continue Reading →

Tilly again!

So how are things in your lockdown world? I keep seeing people on Instagram who are crafting their hearts out, running out of box sets to watch, sorting their houses and generally managing to find the silver lining to the current situation. My only explanation for this is that these must be the people without... Continue Reading →

Testing Park Lane

A little while ago now, Nina Lee released her latest pattern, the beautiful Park Lane dress and top. I was lucky enough to have tested this pattern and have since made two further versions, so I thought I'd share my thoughts. The Park Lane pattern includes both dress and top patterns which are subtly different... Continue Reading →

Make Nine 2019 catch up

A few days ago, posts started appearing on my Instagram feed showing people catching up on their #makenine2019 progress. Oh yes, I thought, I signed up for that, didn't I? Oh well, bet I haven't done most things. So I started looking back through my finished makes and realised, somewhat to my surprise, that I... Continue Reading →

Sew Up North 2019

It’s been three weeks since this year’s Sew Up North event and I think I’ve just about recovered! I have to apologise to anyone who came on the day and who I didn’t manage to speak to; I came down with the lovely cold/flu bug the week before the event, had spent a few days... Continue Reading →

One more sleep!

Sew Up North 2019 is tomorrow! I'm not too sure how that has crept up on me, to be honest, but it seems that it really is tomorrow when the sewing mayhem will hit Leeds again! The sound of the rain outside tells me we may all end up a little soggy, but I'm sure... Continue Reading →

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