Monthly Archives: November 2010

No more days to go!

So my last purchase has been made and I’m all ready for the next 365 days of abstinence. I was lured to River Island at dinner time by Laura, when I say lured of course I mean I skipped up … Continue reading

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Pam’s dress

Pam, my friend from work, posted on her Facebook Wall “Does anyone know someone who can alter a dress?” Of course I had to respond with “Yes, me!” Pam had a lovely black dress but just wanted a few minor alterations … Continue reading

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Christmas order

These bags are great for Christmas or Birthday! I’ve been working on this order over the past week and I’m really pleased with the way they have turned out. All initials use a different colour of gingham and the name … Continue reading

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Personalised bags

My friend ordered this bag as a present for her daughter’s friend. I’m working on another order for her just in time for Christmas. What is great about these bags is that they are totally personal. Obviously I can do … Continue reading

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Princess Isla Bag!

I often feel bad that I don’t make enough things for my little girl, I’m always so busy getting orders ready, building up stock for craft fairs and dare I say it, making myself a dress! Isla had a stripy … Continue reading

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Sponsorship

I know I don’t get going till two weeks tomorrow but thought it was worth sharing with everyone how you can sponsor me. My just giving site is http://www.justgiving.com/makedonotspend  You can choose to sponsor me however you like, some people have … Continue reading

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Dress transformed into a scarf

Paula, my friend from work, happened to mention that she would really like a leopard print scarf. The previous night my sewing teacher, Carole, had given me a pattern for a neck ring. Neck rings are basically a tube of … Continue reading

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Three Little Mades from School

This is me and my friends, Melissa and Karen, at our first ever craft fair in Rochdale Town Hall in September 2010. Our collective name is Three Little Mades fron School as we all went to the same school together, … Continue reading

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Napkins

I am a big fan of gingham, it always looks so crisp and fresh. Black and White gingham is a classic fabric, here I have edged with fuschia bias binding but I’m sure these lovely napkins would look just as good … Continue reading

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Napkins

These napkins are handmade out of vintage material, using a bright yellow bias binding to edge them. My mother and father in law brought me the material over from Ireland and I love it, it’s just so bright and pretty. They … Continue reading

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