Look what arrived yesterday… My new friend named Dolly (partly named in honour Dolly’s current Australian tour). I adjusted the chest for a 36 bust then padded out the bust, as I found when the bust was adjust to 38 the upper and lower ribcage area were too big. Here she is wearing my Rooibos… Continue reading My new partner in crime
Life is good at the moment… For a long time I had been feeling like something was missing in our lives. We talked about no.3 but to be honest I don’t know I could manage another child, and the practical “no” reasons far outweighed any “yes”. Plus with the kids going to school and kindy soon I am very… Continue reading Life is good
This weekend (especially today) I’m grateful for my family. Its been a while now since the move (Oct 2010) and the boys are home with me every day.. EVERY DAY! I know I am not the only one in this predicament, like many my husband works long hours, and I am trying to run a business… Continue reading This week I’m grateful for…. family
I finished New Look 6594 last week and wore it for the first time today. I am thrilled with how it’s turned out. Overall the pattern was super easy and fits well without any modifications needed. I purchased this pattern after seeing it reviewed here. This is exactly the sort of thing I like to wear often… Continue reading The day at the park skirt
Hey there… so sorry for the unannounced break. Things have been crazy busy. The littlest boy turned 2, started kindy, and moved into a big bed within a week. (no doing things by halves around here). I now have 2 childfree days per week, hurrah. (they have also since had haircuts, Cadel gets a bit bulbous… Continue reading Where have I been?
I ran out of tags for my softies the other day. Because I sell my craft, I priotitise paid work when sometimes I’m itching to make something else. So needless to say I wasn’t too disappointed to run out of tags. I made some cushions for the loungeroom rearranged some pictures made a cushion for the bedroom… Continue reading My creative space
This a selection of thimbles I own. Generally I don’t wear a thimble when I’m handsewing. In the past I’ve found that if I use super sharp Clover sewing needles I don’t have too many sewing mishaps. Lately though I have been so clumsy and seem incapable of hand sewing without injuring myself. In fact at the… Continue reading Do you use a thimble?