Category Archives: sewing

colourful smiles

Pog tips of the day: If you ache from your exercise exertions yesterday from the moment you open your eyes, you’re unlikely to do a fast run in an hours time. Ignorning the fact that one of the hook and … Continue reading

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A little makingness update

This weekend I have: Caught up with my temperature blanket: Made another pair of trousers: Despite Norman’s protestations: Got all healthy: And made eight dinners /lunches: Finished and delivered two minions hats: And started making more. There is a cake … Continue reading

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Christmas: done

So Christmas is over and the next focus is the New Year. Before we get to that though, I just wanted to pop a few Christmassy things on here before it is completely and utterly gone. I couldn’t put it … Continue reading

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Nurse Pog to the rescue!

When I was little, I wanted to be a nurse when I grew up.  This is  me meeting my sisters for the first time: (Well, it was a hospital.  Obviously I had to wear my nurses uniform.) I did go … Continue reading

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Pog Patterns

Do you remember that post where I showed you some of the instructions I’d sent to a friend so she could make her daughter a Pogimal?  The instructions were bad.  No, actually, they were terrible: So I was amazed when … Continue reading

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The magic Magical Pillow

Almost a year ago a friend asked me to make something to help cure her son’s nightmares.  It seemed a tall order, but the Pillow of Power was born.  And weirdly, it worked. Roll on 10 months; another friend remembered … Continue reading

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The Dress of Daftness

Last Friday I took half a day’s leave.  I spent it sitting in my parent’s cellar with my Mum.  I was sewing a dress and Mum was helping me (there were pleats, darts and bias binding involved.  There was no … Continue reading

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