Author Archives: Pippa

Christmas Sevens #46

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone in the run up to Christmas… Monday we finished off our #StitchingSanta presents and shipped them off to their recipients dropping them off at Sainsbury’s to be picked up by a courier – what a brilliant… Read more »

Monday Sevens #45

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Nikki was very excited this week when she received her #stitchingsanta present and opened the outer packaging to find a whole load of things inside!! She’s definitely going to have fun unwrapping those on Christmas day…. Read more »

Christmas Making

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So you may have seen a few things that we have posted in various Sunday Seven posts showing some of our makes for Christmas presents. There has been quite a bit going on in the background so I thought that I would recap a few of the things that can be shown on here :p Knitting Project bags: I created… Read more »

Monday Sevens #44

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That’s it I’m giving up and declaring defeat – Its Monday Sevens from now on, there just isn’t enough time on Sundays… This week started a little slowly, organising everything in preparation for Thursday; lots of food, where everyone was going to sleep, did we have enough bedding?, arranging lifts for Nikki’s OH with my OH… The list seemed never… Read more »

Bath Ball Top

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Last year I made myself a ball dress for Bath Ball, this year I decided to make myself a top which went over this dress to make it another outfit.  Initially I made a top out of a burda style magazine but it really didn’t fit and I don’t have any photos of it.  My mother came to my rescue… Read more »

Sunday Sevens #42

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Here is this weeks Sunday Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how my last week has gone. This week has been a bit of a whirlwind I started the week at Ed’s in Worcester, travelled down to Poole on the Monday spent a few days there before travelling back to Southampton on the… Read more »

Red Latin Two Piece

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The other day when writing the post for Sunday Sevens I realised that there are many of our dance dresses that we have not blogged about. I thought I should try to change some of this (and I should do this for clothing too but baby steps!) I looked back through my phone photo back up (you have to love… Read more »

Sunday Sevens #41

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Here is this weeks Sunday Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how my last week has gone. Nikki showing off her multi tasking skills laying out the fabric for yet another ballroom skirt and on the phone to our Mother… We had some of our dresses out in the front room the other… Read more »

Sunday Sevens #40

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Here is “this weeks” Sunday Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how my last two weeks have gone (I might have missed a week again). Coming home from Poole I caught up with my train knitting. This is another knitting project that has come from my nan and this time is a present… Read more »

Autumn/Winter Sewing Plans

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Every season I keep planning my new seasons sewing. I don’t often get round to sewing what I have dreamed about sewing, but this year I have been trying to stream line my wardrobe and make it more inline with a “capsule wardrobe”. I will never get to throwing everything out and just having 36 items of clothing or how… Read more »