Fancy That!

Many years ago, when my kids were small, I often had to make them fancy dress, or costumes for school plays. Back then, you couldn’t just go to the supermarket and pick up a ‘dressing up’ outfit, you had to have a go yourself. I didn’t sew much for myself for years, but gradually started … Continue reading Fancy That!

Perfect Day

A long lie in A lovely bubbly bath A jaunt into town to buy buttons from the rag market Birmingham Independent Food Fair [nom nom nom burp] a little drinkipoo in the afternoon sunshine dinner at the theatre and TWO decadent desserts An evening with Alan Carr We ate til we burst and laughed til … Continue reading Perfect Day

Back to Life…

…Back to reality Of course, I’m already shuffling ideas around for my next steampunk outfit, I’ve well and truly got the bug BUT meanwhile, I’d already cut out those 2 Butterick patterns. I settled in for a lovely long sewing session on Tuesday evening, [taking my mind of the million enrolment issues from work] while … Continue reading Back to Life…