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Memory, sweet memory

I’ve always thought that the idea of making memory quilts was an excellent one. Clothes are not much good after your baby has grown out of them, or after a beloved person has passed on. But by making a quilt … Continue reading

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Cuteness overload

What are your favourite lies to yourself? Mine are ‘I’m just looking’ when entering a bookshop followed closely by ‘Just browsing’ when I can’t resist looking at my favourite online fabric shop. Oh yes, and then there is – ‘Look … Continue reading

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Pants!

What do you say when it’s the weekend, you look out of your window, and you see this? “Pants!” Everything about this weather is just pants. It’s not really raining, it’s not really dry, it’s not really cold, it’s not … Continue reading

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Was lange währt…

… wird endlich gut. In English: ‘A happy outcome is worth waiting for.’ It’s one of those phrases that tumble effortlessly from my lips when what I really mean is: ‘Why the heck did this take me so long?’ Many, … Continue reading

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Longing for spring

It’s only the end of January, but I’ve had enough of winter now. Can the cold please move along, there really is nothing to see. When the sun is out, it is surprisingly warm, but soon, all too soon, the … Continue reading

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Manbag

Men have a conflicted relationship with bags, I find. While only a fool gets between a woman and her handbag, men are wont to stuff their indispensables (keys, wallet, phone) into their clothes pockets and then have to ask others … Continue reading

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The cat is in the bag

I like a good upcycling project. I like making bags. Bring the two together and you’ve got this – a bag made out of an old pair of jeans and some lining. It really is the easiest thing to make … Continue reading

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