Author Archives: sewjolly

DIY: Fabric Scrap Cards

Now I know to most it’s probably a little crazy to start talking about Christmas, but let me explain. Last year I had every intention of making it a ‘handmade’ Christmas and then the day to day reality of having a then … Continue reading

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The kind thrifty gods

As of this weekend just gone we are a tv free house. It was a decision we have come too with much difficulty. We all love a bit of tv but lately I have been using it more and more … Continue reading

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Instant Update: Denim jacket makeover

  I actually did this awhile ago but had forgotten how much I love it and thought I’d share. You can pick these patches/motifs really cheaply on ebay (or if you’re in Sheffield, there’s a really good haberdashery stall on … Continue reading

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Weekending…

Last week was tough. I don’t quite know why, but definitely not helped by Tom being in London and Olive getting another tooth. I could not wait for Friday! It started with a a pint in the Pub on Friday … Continue reading

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Working on…

Here’s a sneaky peek at some of things I’m working on in preparation for my next craft fair in 4 weeks time. I’m very excited to be doing another one!

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Recipe: Instant Berry Icecream

Ok, so this isn’t exactly Ice cream but it tastes almost as good and had Delilah completely fooled. I’m sure there are tons of recipes out there for similar types of stuff but this came out of a last minute … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Bathrooms

Our current bathing set up looks something like this… As you can imagine with 2 small babies that love to splash, not ideal! These leaky tiles have led to a huge ugly yellow stain on our dining room ceiling and … Continue reading

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Weekending

A cold and windy walk around Thrybergh Country Park A massive but thankfully short lived argument bewteen me and Tom A trip to the Yorkshire Transport Museum and a ride on an old bus More gardening….I’m seriously impressed with my … Continue reading

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Weekending

  Tom’s mum visiting for the weekend A whole day spent together in the garden, including lunch, the first time this year! Lots of digging A trip to Elsecar Heritage Railway and Vintage Centre Discovering some bookmarks I made and … Continue reading

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Weekending

I love this face! The long 4 day weekend is always one of my favourites. We enjoyed lots of time relaxing, eating good food- mainly chocolate obviously! Visiting people we love, Easter egg hunting at Sudbury Hall, doing a little … Continue reading

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