Monthly Archives: September 2013

Autumn Update!

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So I have actually had a bit of time recently to write some blog posts and make some new items, but that time might go away quite soon. I am just about to start university again, tomorrow is the first day of my PhD program! Unfortunately this probably means I will say bye bye to my free time.  I have… Read more »

My Latin dress: The fringing

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So now that the leotard is here and covered (Read about the leotard here) I can move on to the fringing! The first very exciting bit! Here are the colours of fringing that I got, I am very pleased with how well the colours go together. I bought 15cm tactel fringing from DSI and Chrisanne, it was reasonably pricey, but I… Read more »

How to: 3 pocket card holder

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So previously I put up a tutorial on how to make a card holder but that was just a 2 part card holder, and Pippa has been hinting for rather a while that she wants a 3 pocket card holder to replace her plastic railcard holder which is always breaking… See that cracking in the plastic So I set about being… Read more »

My Latin dress: the leotard

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So following on from my posts about inspiration, design and colour schemes, I actually went and bought the first part of my latin dress! The underlying leotard. The Leotard:  This comes from american apparel and cost about £20 I think. I could have got it for much cheaper if I had gone for a white leotard, but initially I didn’t plan… Read more »

How-to guide: No Sew Chair feet covers

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Chair Feet Covers (aka Leprechaun feet) So we have a pair of rather comfortable high backed armchairs and we use them for most things, including our “dining” chairs for sitting at the dinner table. This means they get moved back and forward quite often and this has been wearing away our lovely wooden floorboards by the table *sadface* At this… Read more »