The thing that stands out about Bedford so far is how friendly it is. People actually strike up conversations in the bank, in the supermarket, in the chip shop and, well, all over really. Doctor’s receptionists are lovely and go out of their way to be helpful and the other mums at the baby group we’ve been going to are friendly and welcoming. Now I’m … Continue reading Knickerbocker Glory
Did anyone else have to wear blue gingham dresses for their summer school uniform? Well, we did. It could be any shade of blue but my mum always made our dresses out of dark blue gingham and, of course, I wanted the shop bought light blue one that my friends had! Well…I don’t think I’ve worn gingham since I left primary school but kind of … Continue reading Back to School!!
Sometime ago, I posted about a little baby sewing that I had done for friends, which you can find here. The patterns for the bibs were taken from Issue 1 of Love Sewing Magazine. Well, the last batch having been so successful, I decided that my own baby should also have some equivalent cute bibs! On this occasion I used the Applique bib pattern and … Continue reading A Babble of Bibs
The moment I saw the Betty dress pattern from Sew Over It, I knew I wanted to make one and I bought a copy of the pattern just as soon as it was released. I had planned to join in with the Betty Sewalong but it coincided with our honeymoon (as much as I love sewing, the honeymoon won!!). Anyway back from honeymoon and fabric … Continue reading Betty’s Ready for Summer