Terry Wogan, Personal Hero

I just read some interviews where people were asked about their childhood heroes. I had to laugh at their choices of cartoon characters and the like - mine was Terry Wogan. For the non-Brits/Irish (he's famous in Ireland, right?), Terry is an Irish TV presenter who has lived in the UK and been on the BBC [...]

A Belgian Weekend

This was going to be a post about one of my two (two!!!) new makes from last week, complete with photos taken in Brussels. Sadly I fell down some stairs on my first night there and smashed my chin open on the pavement. Yes, alcohol was involved. I've decided that the world isn't ready for [...]

It’s a Wrap!

I decided to add a more casual and multi seasonal skirt to my wardrobe. Something which I felt was lacking. I chose a Miette, because I think it's an interesting take on quite a classic design. Also, other people had them and I was jealous.   I really enjoyed making this, and found the pattern [...]

Happy Shopper

When my auntie came to stay recently, she admired both my curtain, and my tote bag. "Aha!" I thought, "Aha! I shall combine the two!"   Can we call this a self drafted pattern? I mean, it's only a tote bag, but I did make a pattern for it all by myself (with a slight [...]