Things Mummy Did!

Storywriting for children

Last week, Rachel’s teacher pulled me to one side and told me that she had been very upset the day before. They had been doing extended writing – making up stories – and she had become a little hysterical as she couldn’t think of anything to write. As all mums do, I immediately panicked. Is […]

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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