Pirate Shirt (but bigger)

When you’ve just made a simple pair of dungarees as your third item of handmade clothing, what do you do next? A pirate shirt, of course! I sewed the main seams by machine, but did all the seam-felling, reinforcement patches, hems….. …..buttons and buttonholes by hand. (Machine buttonholes are beyond my skills at the moment!)…… Continue reading Pirate Shirt (but bigger)

Happy Easter!

Remember last year, when Sarah painted eggs for her friends? Well, they were so popular, that this year, she’s organised an egg-painting party! T: “Oh, the table looks so good!” P: “It really does,” S: “Thanks!” S: “Ok, here are the eggs, where should I put them so everyone can reach?” P: “Maybe in the…… Continue reading Happy Easter!

2020 in Review

As many long-time readers may know, I like to sum up my blogging year in a series of photos, one from each month. As per long-standing tradition, here are this year’s photos! January: February: March: April: May: June: July: August: September: October: November: December: My goals for this year were to complete an embroidery hoop,…… Continue reading 2020 in Review