I am the proud custodian of an eclectic collection of old zips. Old as in bought and never used or cut out of clothes and saved by my mum, an avid sewer. There are two with the price stamped on the packaging in old money which dates them to pre-decimalisation (1971).
These trousers are really handy, especially if you need extra room for reusable nappies. They are quick and simple to make. As well as being easy to take on and off, they keep tummies snug and warm. Both pairs featured in this blog are made from second hand skirts bought at charity shops. I hope you like them as much as I do. Continue reading
I’ve just completed a new coat for my one year old. The fabric was purchased 15 years ago when we lived in Germany and my eldest was at kindergarten. She’s now at university. Continue reading
I’ve been wanting to make a boilersuit or some dungarees for a while. I have some beautiful blue linen that would look good in a design similar to this one (whoops! Can’t remember where it’s from). Continue reading
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