Sewing

A little bit foxy

I’ve been wanting to make a padded coverall for one/both of my grandchildren for a while and found one in my pattern folder that I must have bought a year or so ago when I first knew I was going to be a grandmother. It’s the Puperita Romper Coverall Foxy pattern. I wanted to make […]

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Sewing

Making for babies!

Please note the plural; I now have a grandson, although he’s in London so I haven’t had a cuddle yet. I was due to go to the Fremantle Sewing Group inaugural retreat, but became unwell, and the doctor advised against mixing in close company. I had prepared a few things to make, including some baby […]

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Knitting, Sewing

More baby makes

As you might imagine the baby makes continue apace. I’ve focused mostly on soft toys as I feel they are more appealing to the mothers and they probably last longer (I still have toys my Mum made for my children). However, I have made a couple of outfits, so I’ll document them first. I made […]

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Sewing

It’s feeling like Christmas

I began my Christmas sewing with a stocking for my granddaughter, which I posted about here. When I delivered the new and improved stocking I did notice that the red stocking didn’t coordinate well with the ones that Tom and Bridgette have, so I set about making some for them. I had run out of […]

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Sewing

Making for babies

I may have mentioned once or twice that I have a proper aversion to giving babies and children anything with polyester content, and if you think I’m being a bit precious, google it for yourself, or at least read this article, which doesn’t delve too deeply but does give a reasonable overview. Anyway, I’m slightly […]

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