Wifey’s wardrobe [and another big shout out for The Textile Centre]

** post delayed while waiting for the missus to do  photo shoot!** I haven’t been feeling up to much all week really, but finally had a mammoth cutting out session on Sunday afternoon.  I got cracking on bank holiday Monday, and decided to tackle the ‘non white’ sewing first, as I hate threading and re … Continue reading Wifey’s wardrobe [and another big shout out for The Textile Centre]

Sweet tooth

I had a tooth out three days ago.  This is itself may not seem much, but I’m a complete wimp when it comes to dentistry, and had never had a tooth out without general anaesthetic…but I managed it! My new dentist’s surgery advertise themselves as ‘painless’, and ‘syringe free’.  I must say this influenced my … Continue reading Sweet tooth

New arrival

Not some Royal sponger, but my lovely parcel of delight from The Textile Centre. Oooh! My first reaction, when I ripped open the packaging [no restraint for THIS Fairy thank you very much] was ‘I didn’t order this!’ It looked like a length of white-on-white jacquard, when I was expecting green roses, giant parrots, and … Continue reading New arrival

Bacon, bake off

Geddit?  geddit? I’ll get me coat. Anyway, all I meant was, having had a lovely bacony breakfast, cooked by ma belle femme, we trotted off to the shops and got the required coconut, plus a whole heap of goodies from our local cake decorating emporium… My niece has asked me to make her daughter’s birthday … Continue reading Bacon, bake off