Tag: daily life

Vintage Jumble Sale

Saturday 5th March, Vintage Jumble Sale, Rangeworthy, S Glos. This is where my DH and I went to have a browse and see if I could find any bits and pieces for sewing. This is what I bought. A mixed bag of fabrics, including, gingham, patchwork fabrics, flowers etc. This whole pile was in 1…

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Cuttlebug Sandwich Recipes

I have a Cuttlebug, which is a little manual die cutting machine. I have several makes of die I can use in my Cuttlebug and I decided it was time to see what these dies could cut and to record the sandwich required for a clean cut. A sandwich in this case is the layering…

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Adult Sewing Classes

That’s two official Sewing Machine Basic classes I have done now. I think they went very well and it is great to see the ladies confidence increase and think about going off on their own to make all types of goodies. Maybe they will come back for some further lessons too. Here are a couple…

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10 Reasons to Love Sewing

I saw this on the All About You website. 10 Reasons to Love Sewing by Olivia Gordon It’s soothing It feeds our magpie instinct It’s creative It’s practical It teaches patience It’s a time-honoured craft Our gifts are second to none There’s always more to learn It’s about domesticity not drudgery It requires brainpower Click…

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Happy New Year!

What a lovely evening we had at Tortworth Court Hotel last night. Seeing in the New Year with music, dancing, champagne and lots of noise. Today, 1.1.11, my birthday, was a quiet day. Listening to new cds, opening presents, reading the paper, eating birthday fairy cakes, then a lovely array of party food with Poinsettia…

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