A Life of Sewing (The early days)

I made my first wearable garment when I was 12. It was what we might now call a shell top or tank, and I made it when I found some instructions in an old book of pastimes on the family bookshelf. The only machine we had then was a Singer treddle machine which had belonged … Continue reading A Life of Sewing (The early days)


I have not been able to make anything since my jacket in August! The reason? We have to pack up and move! We have been renting a four bedroomed detached house for 5 years. It has meant lots of room for visitors.... and SEWING!  Unfortunately the landlord has decided to sell, and so we have … Continue reading Turmoil