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Home made net

The last couple of days have been beautiful here. It’s been gradually turning to spring but yesterday the paddling pool came out….and we discovered something had tried to eat it! So we popped to the shop and I persuaded the kids we only need a little paddling pool for now as opposed to the massive… Read More

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Running up curtains

No, I’ve not turned into a kitten with a fondness for soft furnishing mountaineering. I’ve not done a sewing blog post for ages so thought I should, especially as I made a curtain yesterday. It was a completely impromptu make due to the scaffolders. Yesterday I returned home from a nice dog walk on the… Read More

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Toothless and Hermione

How I created Toothless and Hermione costumes There’s a certain smugness about me today. Entering the school grounds with both my children in costumes that I created made me feel really good and serves to remind me why, when I’m stressed about it in the future, I do it. Because they love having something created… Read More