Homemade Gifts

autumn fairy skirt

Autumn Fairy Skirt

Following the success I had making Rachel’s Frozen Dress, and having seen a similar themed item on my pinterest feed, I decided to make Rachel a cute little Autumn fairy tutu skirt. The pattern is basically the same, but with a few little tweaks.

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Simple dress made with fat quarters!

I had bought some really pretty, pink Fat Quarters from Hobbycraft and had no idea what I was going to do with them, until I came across a fairly simple dress pattern on pinterest from the polkadotchair. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/278589926920425013/ I am not the world’s most patient or successful sewer, but I have my mother’s sewing machine so […]

Teachers gifts

Jack is about to leave his private nursery in order to join the nursery class at Rachel’s school. So we have been making gifts for his 2 nursery leaders and all the other helpers too. Pinterest has been a total mine of great ideas for gifts for us to make. We particularly loved this idea […]

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Making a minion t-shirt

After my success with following a Pinterest idea to create my daughters Frozen Dress, I thought I ought to make an effort to create something for Jack too. He has recently discovered Despicable Me and loves the minions so it seemed a natural choice when I stumbled upon this great tutorial for making a Minion T-shirt. I […]

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Making a frozen style dress

Frozen is the biggest thing that has come out of Disney recently!Everyone is going crazy for it (including a lot of parents too!) Rachel is turning 6 in 2 week’s time and has a birthday party next weekend. I was told in no uncertain terms – in Sainsbury’s in front of a lot of people […]

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