the girl with the bicycle

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Category Archives: Make


My mother-in-law lives in a large house which is an old converted Georgian Rectory and is forever rearranging the furniture and changing the colour scheme. She said to me recently … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

Quilting Quandry

I’ve decided to make a patchwork quilt for myself, and with a new sewing machine and lots of pretty fabrics to make it with, it should be easy right? The … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

DIY Geometric Print

Geometric triangle prints are one of the biggest trends of 2012 so I thought I’d get in on the action and make something for my home without breaking the bank. … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

DIY Brooch Pin

Browsing the Cath Kidston website I came across some lovely brooch pins like these and thought it would be easy to make my own.         They seem … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christmas in September?

Ok well technically it was August when I started, but every year it gets earlier. Yes, I’m talking about Christmas preparations and everything that goes with it. Christmas 2007 I … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Knitted Rose Brooch Pattern

  Going through my jewellery drawer, I found lots of these lovely rose pins and thought it was time to give them an airing! They brighten any old blazer or … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Granny Blanket

I finally completed my granny blanket, aka the love blanket so-called because my cat can’t get enough of it! I’m so chuffed, this project has been in the making for … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

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