I made these on a pamper day at the hospice, they were so easy and lovely that I’ve made then a few times since. Here’s how. Ingredients 300g bicarbonate of soda 100g citric acid 2tsp carrier oil (I like almond… Read more ›
Willow was up being sick in the night so we needed something calm to occupy us at home this morning, so we made a tutu that she can wear comfortably in her chair! I bought spools of tuille off eBay… Read more ›
I made my first ring sling yesterday, this one is for a special little girl who has this week welcomed a baby sister into the World! I’ll also be making one for chops and I think it’s given me the… Read more ›
Who’s clever idea was it to do bias binding? Pah, it won’t beat me but for tonight it has because not only have I sewn the entire 145cm length of the tie for Art’s dressing gown with black thread in… Read more ›
Full of enthusiasm following the Autumn Kids Clothes Making Challenge on Natural Mama’s, I’ve decided to try my hand with a real pattern and am going to attempt the Kids Bath Robe on Made. I have the pattern printed, I’ve… Read more ›
I don’t always pose with my top up, it was Mama!
To say that I am ridiculously pleased with myself is an understatement. A few days ago I hadn’t sewn more than a tutu in 10 years and very little before that, noddy projects at school and now I’ve made a… Read more ›
Taking a pair of my old jeans from my size 22/24 days, I’ve so far made a basic jean trouser based on an outline from our favourite Frugi jeans (cut for cloth). I want to add a softer waistband, rather… Read more ›
I think my son has a larger than average head, that’ll teach me to ever think he’s average 😉 I should have known better really, he’s above 90th centile for his height and was the same for head size when… Read more ›
A bit hipster but perfect length. Also too much fabric around the waist. Next! I think more trousers.