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Sewing of sorts……

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Today I finally made it back to my lovely sewing machine…..bliss… not quite. let me tell you a story…. When I went back to work last month I pretty quickly realized that I was more than a little lacking in the business attire area. Well after 18 years away from an office I guess that […]

February bee blocks

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Today I had a lovely relaxing time making these great big kiss blocks for Pippa for Sew Euro-bee an…. Fun to make, quick and easy…just the sort of bee blocks I like! If you’re interested there’s a great tutorial here. There’s nothing quite like a little gentle sewing on a Sunday afternoon to set me […]


Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

I love coming home. Always. Even if I’ve been doing something really, really nice, or visiting somewhere really exciting. I always open the door and let out a big sigh and just feel glad. Home. Where I can be me. Where I have my stuff and can do my things and where I always feel […]

Pink Honeycomb

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

I’ve had my eye on things on the web made with honeycomb stitch for a while now…it looks a little tricky and I wasn’t 100% sure how to do it. There’s a pattern for it in this book…(that I’ve been wanting to use for ages)… It’s called VJunkie and apparently was inspired by vampire blood […]

Thank you!

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to comment about their experiences of combing working and family and going back to work after a long break….it was great to see that I’m not alone and that it’s do-able. I realize that I have to stop trying to be supermom and super housewife, or […]