PARTIES – A BABY SHOWER WITH ELEPHANTS, FOXES AND AUTUM PRINTS

This is a lovely baby shower we prepared for a new mum to be. Some of her friends were very adventurous and decided to make some baby clothes, others made bibs, burb clothes and a blanket and those who didn’t believe in their sewing skills (they just didn’t know they had them!) made a baby…

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COLOUR WASHED PAINTED FURNITURE

COLOUR WASHED PAINTED FURNITURE

I am so excited about this trend .. easy to achieve & fun to make, colour washed painted furniture is bang on trend. And we can show you how to do it! Since I started using Autentico Paint I have done many projects. I have always kept a modern look, whether I added some distressed…

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CHILDREN PARTY – ROBOTS!

This was a party for a one year old boy … and he (or maybe his mum) wanted to have a theme with robots! Since it was for a one year old, mum and dad didn’t go for a fully personalised party … but we still made it bright and colourful! We also had lots…

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MAKING RESOLUTIONS vs SETTING GOALS

The Christmas holidays have come to an end. After a few days of great celebrations we must go back to normal. But also come the good purposes for this New Year.   With the beginning of each year a list of good intentions is made, having short and long-term resolutions are good for us. But are…

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CHILDREN PARTY – FASHION DESIGN

What do you do with thirteen 11 year olds for a birthday party? They like fashion + t-shirts + sewing = CUSTOMISE T-SHIRTS! Another great party at The Old School Club. The party decoration included balloons, xl pompoms and paper fans.  Table setting  Popcorn   Girly bananas Sweet stand Jelly pots with fresh rasperries  And now…

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CHILDREN’S PARTIES: PIRATES

We have just had an amazing party for two girls. It was their third birthday and their theme was Pirates!!  So we made the best personalised pirates party ever.  Pirates ship photobooth Lots of homemade sandwiches, including Nutella ones!  Food table The sweet buntings and cake toppers are from Style my Party (www.stylemyparty.co.uk) Pirate bananas! …

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NAILING THE CHRISTMAS PROJECTS

Would you like to make something different this Christmas? We have a fantastic range of workshops to help you decorate your life with unique and handmade projects.     Christmas workshops for adults (£35 all materials included):  – Stockings (9th and 16th of Dec) – Tree/Home decorations (10th and 17th of Dec) – Christmas wreath…

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New sewing class: The cooper bag by Colette patterns and other bags ..

I am really into backpacks this season. There are so many styles out there that I am finding difficult to choose a favorite. Oh no, what am I saying??, I do have a favorite .. actually two! (or maybe three?) Colette Patterns This is my favorite. Surely they were reading my mind when they made…

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New sewing class: Zakka style

We are having a fantastic new class at The Old School Club. Amanda McGillen will be teaching how to sew a Zakka style project. Zakka is a Japanese term that means “many things” and it is used for modern projects using patchwork, applique, embroidery, lace, natural linens and beautiful prints. Rashida Coleman-HaleYou will probably know this…

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Children’s parties: Superhero party

And these are the photos of the party .. One of the mums called me this morning and she said that her son was still talking about it the following weekend and was explaining to her grandma how great it was, that he got to wear his superhero dress and that it was a very…

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