Gulp; by some weird process of osmosis, I appear to have opened a little shop! It’s all happend quite organically – I’d created a fun sewing machine ‘chalkboard’ I could make notes on (so as to stop scribbling all over my patterns!) and a few decals to jazz up my own sewing space. I then …

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Hello, lovely sewing people … I’m back with a perennially favourite topic of mine : a roundup of my latest sewing tools and gadget loves! Although a somewhat eclectic mix of stuff, they’ve all passed the Indispensable Test – not only have I really enjoyed using them, they’ve all achieved ‘How Did I Ever Manage …

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Hello sewing buddies! I’m sure you’ll agree, Labels can be contentious things; from the ones we assign ourselves and the ones society places on us to the ones we’re told we should aspire to buy. I can be labelled ‘Mother’, ‘Wife’, ‘Middle-Aged’; as a ‘Sewist’ and ‘Maker’; an ‘Introvert’ and ‘Bookworm’ for example but can …

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