In which Alfie gets a bed…

Alfie had taken to sleeping on my pillow. This was, in equal parts, adorable and frustrating. Adorable, because catcatcatcatcat, obviously. Frustrating because he didn't really like sharing, so my head kept getting bitten and kicked. Also, it didn't seem super hygienic. In the end, I decided that he was probably trying to tell me he wanted a pillow of his own, [...]

Sewing for the Home (aka Boring Sewing)

I don't have much time to sew anymore, which makes me sad. It's nice to earn money doing a job which I enjoy, but I would like to do more sewing. In order to break the monotony of my ongoing wardrobe architecture, and my new interest, reviewing Birchboxes, I thought I'd show you a bit of home [...]

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 [...]

Home Made Jewellery Display

What do you do with a blank wall and a jewellery collection which is rarely worn because it's stored in boxes and you forget about things which aren't in front of your face?  Well, one option would be to make yourself a pretty jewellery display from an old pin board. You could also probably manage to take a nicer [...]