God’s Own Junkyard

Yesterday it was unexpectedly hot. Sean and I took a wonder over toward Walthamstow’s as yet undiscovered joys just off Shernall street, via St Mary’s church yard in the village. It was a lovely walk. What am amazing treasure trove to have right on my doorstep! God’s Own Junkyard makes and sells amazing neon creations […]

Studio for cheekyhandmades, update

All the crowdfunding campaigns are over. All the money is safely in a savings account. I’ve met with a local designer and plans are advanced. Work will start at the end of June and it will take around 6 weeks to complete. The studio will incorporate lots of found, reclaimed, donated and freecycled materials, and […]

Kids Clothes Week

Amazing timing. The same week we had children’s clothes making on the Great British Sewing Bee I’ve seen the next Kids Clothes Week advertised here. This a wonderful twice yearly online event with lots of pattern designers and bloggers showing off their funky new togs for kiddies. Of course we don’t quite have the fabric […]

Sewing cool clothes for boys

I have three boys but only one still young enough to like me making clothes for him, he is six and called Max and has great style! It’s been really hard in the past to find cool clothes for boys. Luckily I’m not the only person who likes sewing kids clothes and wants to include […]