Would you like to participate in our first “Make Along”?

As you probably know, we are not doing any courses at the moment as we are moving to bigger & better premises .. it is all very exciting (and also busy at this end!) but moving is taking a bit longer than expected and this is becoming very booooring. The list of people asking for the new courses is growing…

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Inspired by .. Summer treasures

Every time I go to my mum’s summer house I find myself looking for little treasures. I have spent many summers there and I remember making lots of sewing, adding beads, sequins or embroidery. I also learnt how to crochet – the one that uses a very small hook! There are lots of handmade things around…

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Cushions….

I love making cushions. They are easy, quick (when you have two little monsters running around the house TIME is everything!) and very very rewarding. You can use them to lighten up anywhere in your home, they will suddenly transform a dull area into something colourfull, or you can also change to the new season…

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The Curiosity Project – What a great surprise!

At the end of last year I found a post talking about The Curiosity Project. I completely fell in love with the idea and I subscribed to it. You get assigned an anonymous friend (you also get a little hint of what he/she likes) and then you send a box with some “things”. In return, you…

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HOW TO UPCYCLE A LAMPSHADE

Hello, this is my first tutorial on my blog (woooo hoooo!!) so I hope you like it! This one is about how to upcycle a lampshade from a horrific yellowy plastic thing to a beautiful piece to be proud of!! I have this lampshade now next to one of my favourite paintings at home and it…

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All things handmade

I love handmade details, crafts, my mum’s linen & towels, sewing kits, ribbons, buttons, boxes within boxes, old and new fabrics and overall, I like making things. I remember my childhood helping my aunties to make embroidery for wedding dresses, the lace, the delicate beads .. I admire my mum, so talented!  she can paint ceramics & fabrics, she always knows how…

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