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Nikki’s Me-Made-May 2018 – week 2

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So here we have my second instalment of me-made-mayness! Well the beginning half of this week was pretty productive, but the second half of the week hasn’t really allowed me to do much sewing. Unfortunately it was quite busy with lots of funeral preparation, and the rest of the month might not give me much sewing time as I might… Read more »

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Nikki’s Me-Made-May 2018 – week 1

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Well it is that time of year again where some sewists give themselves a bit of a challenge and pledge to wear me-made clothes in the month of may. The pledges vary significantly but you can follow a lot of the outifts through #mmmay and #mmmay18 on instagram. Now I didn’t actually make a pledge, this was for a few reasons. Firstly I was… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #100

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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. *klaxons* So Nikki here with this milestone post – Monday Sevens #100! That’s quite a few weeks of posting! Although we might not have managed a post last week (I do have good reason though!) so… Read more »

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Nikki’s 2018 Make Nine

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I have not really made any sewing/making resolutions before, but this year I thought I would try to make myself a realistic challenge of nine items to create before the end of the year. I’m definitely more of an impulsive sewer rather than scheduling in my creations, but maybe this year I might actually manage to get some things made… Read more »

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New Challenge: Hand Lettering

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30 day challenge

Last year I decided to start keeping a Bullet Journal which was one of my resolutions for 2017 actually it was quite successful and I have just started my new bullet journal for this year. =) My nan got me an A5 dotted Leuchtturm1917 journal in Azure for my Christmas present this year and I am loving it so far =)… Read more »

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Nikki’s #stitchingsanta 2017 – Sent and Received

Whoops this was a bit later than intended as the time between Christmas and New Year just seemed to whoosh by and before you know it January is here!! This year was my second time taking part in the #stitchingsanta wonderfully organised by Sheila @ Sewchet – I only took part in the sewing one as I don’t really do… Read more »

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Christmas Sevens (Sevens #86)

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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. Well time has absolutely flown this year and now it is time for the last “Sevens” post of 2017!! We managed to be quite good with posting our sevens posts this year, 39 posts throughout the… Read more »

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Christmas Present Ideas: Gift Hampers

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With Christmas coming up soon, It’s time to start thinking about Christmas presents, especially if you like to make some or all of the components of your presents. For a few years now I have liked the idea of making hampers as Christmas presents. Although people most frequently think of a Christmas hamper as containing Christmas themed foods and drinks… Read more »

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Christmas Present Ideas: Wine gnomes

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So since we’ve started to put our minds towards presents for this years Stitching Santa and we’re also doing ourselves some advent calendars this year I thought I’d make a series of posts with some ideas/tutorials on how to make some simple christmas gifts/ stocking fillers and decorations. The first one is a very quick and simple tutorial to make… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #80

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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. Well I guess we’ve actually done a fair amount this week. Getting started on this years Stitching santa presents and things for Advent calendars has meant Christmas crafting is a go! I went to town to… Read more »

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