Vintage Wisdom for Modern Mums
I consider myself to be a modern woman in so many ways. I benefit from near equality in the workplace, the right to vote, and the ability to be financially independent. However for the last… View Full Post View Post

AWOL
I’ve been very absent from blogging over the last few days, and my only excuse is how busy I’ve been living my life. Being a full time mum takes up so much of my time… View Full Post View Post

I’m Loving – Li Li’s Bootique on Etsy
As I’ve mentioned lot’s of times on here I’m a big believer in supporting independent British businesses and crafters. There are so many people out there making beautiful things and selling them on websites like… View Full Post View Post

It’s Monday What Are You Reading?
I’ve not managed to do an It’s Monday… post for a while. Having really upped the amount of sewing I’ve been doing, it’s actually been quite hard to fit everything in. I’ve also been spending… View Full Post View Post

My New Vintage Sewing Patterns
The patterns I ordered on Ebay have arrived and I can’t wait to get started on them all. They date from the 60s to 70s and now it’s just a matter of trying to get… View Full Post View Post

Me Made May – Day 10
Today I continued the challenge and wore a really simple skirt I made myself using two vintage pillowcases. Excuse the not so good pics, its not very easy taking a selfie of yourself in a… View Full Post View Post

Book Review – Gran’s Kitchen
A few months ago I was sent a review copy of Gran’s Kitchen by Natalie Oldfield. My review is long overdue, but I don’t like to rush these things. This was one of those books… View Full Post View Post

Vintage Hankie Heaven
I’ve managed to launder and iron a few of the vintage hankies that I bought at a car boot over the weekend. In all there were about 150! I have a few projects planned the… View Full Post View Post

Me Made May – Day 8
Today I wore my pink version of the 1960 Butterick dress. I’m so happy with how this dress came out and I know it’s going to be one I wear loads this summer. I made… View Full Post View Post

Me Made May – Days 4-7 and Car Boot Sale Finds
I’ve not done brilliantly this first week with my goal of wearing 3 handmade outfits a week throughout May. I am going to work hard to catch up next week and wear the two dresses… View Full Post View Post