How to make bunting

How to make bunting

This post details how I made bunting with reporter Sophie Sulehria yesterday, live on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.  Sophie’s task was to learn to use a sewing machine whilst crafting in [more…]

Re-lined jacket

Re-lined jacket

This gorgeous jacket was inherited from its owner’s Mother and has had a full life over several decades.  Unsurprisingly, age has taken its toll.  The lining had disintegrated around the [more…]

Rescued from moth damage

Rescued from moth damage

This wool coat and dress set was beautifully made in Hong Kong some decades ago.  The cut and construction is exquisite, and the beaded details were hand stitched with great [more…]

Triple pleat curtains

Triple pleat curtains

Curtain making got me through college.  It all started when the neighbours spotted a sewing machine in the living room window, and popped round with an offer I couldn’t refuse [more…]