I’m not talking about the fabulous firsts. The first time someone thanked you for your hand-crafted gift and meant it. The first time you received an unsolicited and believable compliment: “I love your …insert description of garment!” “Did you get it from …insert name of favourite high street brand?”* I’m talking about the more meagre milestones, the… Continue reading The lesser-known landmarks of a sewing journey.
Oh, me oh my, it’s been a testing week and I mean that in the literal sense of the word that it has been a week that has contained very many tests. Thank you (absolutely and resoundingly NOT) to whomsoever devised the mandatory testing of ten year olds. There have been tears, there have been troubled nights, there were tonsils the size of… Continue reading I’m a little bit testy and a little bit floral.
Which with all due respect to Donny and Marie is both Country and Rock ‘n’ Roll. Although not on me. On me denim is.. everyday. And to my astonishment, it’s something that I have reached for almost every day of Me Made May. It’s a workhorse of a fabric coping with all but the most… Continue reading I’m a little bit denim.