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Monday, 23 December 2013

Skyscraper







Thursday, 19 December 2013

Forget the Christmas Jumper….



...the Christmas Frock is where it's at.


Fabric from Frumble.


I have been trapped in the christmas cookie kitchen practising star trees and snowflakes.


 I bought them chocolate santas and this is what they did, a little bit harsh I feel.



Tuesday, 10 December 2013

End of Trading



We had a fantastic day at Rode Hall Farmers Market on Saturday Morning, our best days trading and it was only until one o'clock!


Obviously we were getting a little too confident and had a dire day at the Lichfield Christmas Market on Sunday.  I did manage to do a fair bit of shopping though from a few local makers and dealers, a lovely setting and a great event, will definitely be visiting next year.  The last bit of stock has hit ebay and we are done for the year, now for a bit of making for my people.


What LOL was made for, in my local "wool" shop.


Yesterday was my young embroiderers and we did some fast fun makes.
There were more than these but the others had flown off.


These were made by brother and sister twins, I took in some fabric from my young Cadet's newly adjusted monkey sleeve coat especially for the boys who wanted tough peg dolls.
Love them!

Monday, 2 December 2013

January Sewing Classes


Friday 10th January - Animal Cushion
Create an appliquer cushion featuring your own pet or favourite animal in leather.
9.30 - 12.30, £30 including all materials.

Friday 17th January - Up-cycled Tote
Bring what you have!
9.30 - 12.30, £20

Friday 24th January - Tweed Toy Making
9.30 - 12, £25 including all materials.

All lessons in Dunston, Staffordshire and payable in advance.
Maximum of 4 students with constant supply of tea and homemade cake.

Call Sarah 01785 714714
sarah@didyoumakeityourself.com

Birthday's and Christmas



Thanks to everyone for my presents and warm wishes on the big 41.  I managed to make myself a dress out of the above fabric as my birthday treat to myself.


We dined well with Mizz Thorneycroft at the Cheshire Cat,


then on to a ladies evening for St. Luke's Hospice.