Hi, I’m Karen! I’ve been blogging about sewing and knitting for more than half a decade – wow. Over that time, Did You Make That has grown into one of the leading UK sewing blogs. Friendship has always been really important to me, and that’s informed every word on this blog.
I grew up in the foothills of the Peak District, but as a teenager realised I was a city girl at heart. Nearly 27 years ago, I moved to London.
My home, Walthamstow, pops up here a lot. (So does my dog, Ella!) Walthamstow has the longest market in Europe and some of the best fabric shopping in London.
My dog, Ella
My day job involves working with beautiful children’s books. This career is all down to my wonderful mum, who taught me to read as a little girl.
I firmly believe that creativity IS contagious and I want to help you catch the bug. Whether it’s sewing a skirt, knitting your first scarf or writing a blog post, it’s empowering to stand back and think, I made that.
You can contact me at didyoumakethat[at]fastmail[dot]fm
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