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Handmade ‘Baskets’

Posted on June 21st, 2015

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I’ve seen these reversible fabric ‘baskets’ in a few places lately and have been wanting to try to make some for myself.  I was going to make a tutorial for you, but there are so many online already that I thought I’d try one of those and show you how it went. I used this […]


Fabric-a-brac Bliss

Posted on June 12th, 2015

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A few weeks ago my friend Jo and I spent a blissful Saturday morning rummaging through old and new fabrics at the awesome fabric market that is Fabric-A-Brac. Fabric-a-brac is like a kind of Nirvana for fabric lovers, and indeed, for anyone who loves colour, pattern and texture.  I am a big fan of all […]


Make your Own Snakey Draught Stopper

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

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Winter is coming, and the wild Wellington winds are becoming colder. We live in a poorly insulated little flat and need to find ways to keep it cosy inside. When it’s draughty, we usually roll up a bathmat to block the wind from getting through the gap underneath the door, but I thought we needed […]