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Sewing With A Polka Dot

Have you guys seen polka dots EVERYWHERE this season? I have! The great thing about sewing is that we all likely have a polka dot somewhere in our stash, so we can crown ourselves officially ahead of the trend. Winning … Continue reading

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A New Outfit Made From Sewing AND Knitting

I can’t decide if I like the lopsided wall or the fungal concrete more. Keeping it real, folks! Now, didn’t I tell you I’d been making stuff? Here is one of my new outfits, composed of both sewing AND knitting. … Continue reading

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2019 – Inspired And Inspiring

It’s fun AND mindful to look back, look forwards – to remember the best (to not mind the worst) and hope for more to come. How was your 2019? I have to admit, I needed to scratch my head to … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays 2019!

The traditional Did You Make That festive vlog is up and available to watch on Youtube. Find out my suggestions for Christmas reading and see Ella leap after a cat! I am wearing my Tilly and the Buttons Nora top … Continue reading

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Turning Seven, Turning Metallic

Oh, man! We can agree that it’s been way too long since Ella last appeared on Did You Make That. Did you know that she’s just turned seven? And next year, I turn 50! How does any of this even … Continue reading

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Sewing Eco-Guilt? Killer!

Have you noticed? Somewhere along the way, the environment stopped being about the largesse of recycling your empty wine bottles at the weekend and started becoming… Well. Really urgent. All around us are images of micro beads floating in pacific … Continue reading

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Haven’t I Seen That Dress Before?

Do your eyes deceive you? Haven’t you seen this Deer & Doe Myosotis dress before? Why yes, you have – here! I decided to pay an homage to Marie of A Stitching Odyssey. Oh, who am I kidding? I copied her. … Continue reading

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The Emotional Range Of Making

My latest pursuit. I’ve been working with an embroidery kit. Oh yeah, I did tapestry and cross stitch as a child, but I’ve never before pursued the solitary activity of choosing which stitch goes where, with a tiny needle and … Continue reading

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The Slither And Hiss Of Silk

Is there anything more delicious than the slither and hiss of silk as a pussy bow is tugged free, during gentle disrobing? YES! The slither and hiss of £3 a metre polyester from TMOS! This animal print is the bomb. … Continue reading

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30 Days Of Photos With Strangers

  The tenth anniversary of Me Made May has drawn to a close. Some of you will be silently raising a cheer of relief; others will be reflecting on their wardrobe choices. It’s an initiative that both divides and bonds, … Continue reading

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